Wondering if you have the gumption to be an artist or if you will remain an amateur hobbyist? You may want to check out the books by Steven Pressfield, the author of notable non-fiction bestsellers about writing including The War of Art, Turning Pro, Do The Work and Nobody Wants To Read Your Sh*t as well as bestselling novels such as The Legend of Bagger Vance and Gates of Fire.
Hero’s Journey or Artist’s Journey?
If you are a writer, you already know about the hero’s journey, but did you realize the artist makes a similar path of discovery?
Currently, subscribers to Steven Pressfield’s blog, are being treated to an advanced, serialized version of his upcoming and currently titled book “The Artist’s Journey”. As a person exploring your creative side for personal enjoyment or something to share with the world, you may want to signup and see how Steven’s take on becoming an artist applies to your life’s creative pursuits.
You can find the current post, episode #17, here which provides links to all the previous posts in the series.