The Rumors About Artists and Money Are Wrong

A reality check from a full-time creative professional.

A sticker says: creativity doesn’t need limits.
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For the longest time, we have romanticized this notion of the creative who sacrifices everything to embrace their craft. We’ve all read the books and seen the movies about creatives who are locked away in a room — half-starved, barely drinking water, and struggling to pay their bills — and like…