Stop questioning your work!

If you’re an artist of any kind, questioning yourself is a part of the daily grind. Does that look like a blog? Is that sentence convoluted? Will others understand it? Is that word… a word? Will I ever be as good? Of course, any kind of evaluation of your work will be a good thing, […]

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Convincing my parents that I could be successful my way

This might be some type of culture shock, but, hey, you’re here to learn! I’m a Vietnamese-American creative opportunist. I say this because, look, my parents are not big fans of entrepreneurship. Just a disclaimer, my dad passed away October 2016, but, to this day, I still refer to his presence as if he’s still […]

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How I knew I was supposed to be a writer

I was a small kid when I began writing. It was one of my favourite things to do inside and outside of the classroom, and ever since then, I’ve had a fascination for story writing and telling. Throughout school, story writing became less common in the classroom, but that didn’t mean I was going to […]

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Want to run a lot businesses? Here’s some tips

Some of the biggest influences of my life live in the world of YouTube. I’ve heard how some Youtubers, who I’ve been following for 5+ years, gain the financial success they have now. Some suggested having more than one line of income. Even though making money is always #goals, we shouldn’t go into any business […]

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Can’t We Just All Just Be Professional?!

Artists are stereotypically free spirits.  And free-spiritedness is in total opposition with professionalism.  Free spirits have their own clocks, their own special way of doing things, their own distinct appearance.  Free spirits are what drives the beauty of the creative arena. But too much of a good thing is unbalanced.  I love art as a […]

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Positively Deal With Failure

Blood, sweat, tears.  Creative careers are the most difficult in the world.  As artists, we put all of ourselves into our work. We’re constantly thinking about work, we’re putting in overtime, we’re mulling over the details, we’re reworking compositions.   We build from scratch, we inspire, we make something out of nothing, we make ugly […]

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