Whichever it is, you should be at a place now where you have built up some confidence and now: This is no “fake it until you make it” scheme.
This is real work that can be done systematically and can help build up your confidence while you get your feet wet in a creative career.
At the very least, re-reading your notes should spark some new ideas The reason I believe that $1 might make you a bestselling author is down to the simple fact that continually writing down ideas is the only way to keep drilling down to the good stuff that agents and publishers will leap at.
You’ve been thinking about switching gears and finding your true passion in a creative career but you don’t know where to start or how to make this transition without quitting your day job.
Fourteen years later, I’m working on the novel that bears that title.
Similarly I had an idea sometime around the age of seventeen for a screenplay which remains unfinished due to the fatal combination of lack of confidence and no clue how to get past the first plot point.
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Like I said, this is going to take some effort on your part. So, here is a taste of the key points (before I dive into them deeper) to starting a creative career when you have no experience and no clue where to begin.
You should feel confident now to put something’s on your resume or apply what you’ve learned to finally start this creative career change in a strong way. Start putting ad’s or answering ad’s on craigslist and work in the evenings and on the weekends to start.
Blast out your refreshed resume and update that Linked In page. Maybe your creative career change is entrepreneurial and you need to start developing your client base and advertising that you’re “in business”.