5 Ways How Reading Fiction Makes You More Successful (Online)

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Cover image my moi, Mr. Mars Dorian Book “Before you quit writing…” by Dave Ursillo and his writing tribe I’m the first one to admit it – I never read many books during my teen years. I’d swap a tome for a game or comic anytime. But then something crazy happened… I grew up, and [...]

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The Lazy Creative Freelancer : How to Get Clients Without Even Trying

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I have a dirty secret : I’m lazy. In fact, I’m so lazy, I don’t want to find my clients. I rather sit on my fat ass and make them come to me. I just want to draw, design, watch Japanese animation, porn, and have people from around the planet slam my inbox with design [...]

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How They Take Away Your Freedom

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It’s funny – I wanted to write a blog post about creativity & freedom, and then the surveillance scandal leaked through. Rather than ranting about it, I want to show you the importance of (creative) freedom and how easily it can, and WILL be taken away from you. Let me make this claim : Freedom [...]

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Why the Good of Today are the Homeless of Tomorrow

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There’s a disturbing trend going on, and I don’t think you realize how it much it will affect your creative career. Most (digital) creatives, including me, have a distorted view on how creating good work leads to equally good pay. That’s a myth as real as Santa Claus, the story of the Bible and other famous [...]

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You Suck

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Not just a linkbait headline. I seriously mean it. If you’re not wealthy by your chosen profession, if you’re not regarded as a top leader in your field, if your peers don’t want to lick you alive, you suck. Because there’s no middle-ground anymore. There’s no good enough anymore. I know, this sucks. I know [...]

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Why You Must Predict the Near Future If You Want to Survive and Thrive

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In this post, I’m going to tell you how I think you can predict ze near future, and why it’s super-important if you want to survive and even thrive as a creative content producer. Here’s where I’m coming from : In 2012, I did a lot of mistakes, 99% of which I did not regret, [...]

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5 Essential Podcasts That Help YOU Become a Successful Storyteller

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I don’t care. I don’t care whether you are an author, marketer, mom, designer, biz owner or rebel leader – if you want to succeed in today’s environment, you have to be a grrreat storyteller first. And it doesn’t even matter if it’s the verbal or the written way – if you can’t capture or [...]

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