Ira Glass on the First Creative Years

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For anyone who has ever been a creative, my question to you:

When do those years of disappointment with your work end and satisfaction with your art begins?

Does it ever happen? Or is there always going to be a (healthy) disappointment?

Whatever the answer may be, one of my favorite creatives is Ira Glass, the man behind This American Life, and he offers a much needed “Me Too” moment in the midst of a busy season. Enjoy & Share!

Hugs,
Erin

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