go away from your shadow career
embrace your true calling
About discouragement but encourages you to devote totally to work. like the "turning pro moment" of the author himself. "Do you understand? I hadn’t written anything good. It might be years before I would, if I ever did at all. That didn’t matter. What counted was that I had, after years of running from it, actually sat down and done my work."
#11 《Do the Work》的另一本配套读物，重点介绍什么是“专业”的创作方式，首要的一点是面对一坨屎阶段的自己，面对真相，面对恐惧，专心致志地搞创作。