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How to Endure and Possibly Triumph Over the Adorable Tyrant
who Will Ruin Your Body, Destroy Your Life, Liquefy Your Brain,
and Finally Turn You
into a Worthwhile
Human Being.

Written by Alice Bradley and Eden Kennedy

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At LET'S PANIC ABOUT BABIES, Eden Kennedy and I share our hard-won wisdom and tell you exactly what to think and feel and do, whether you're about to have a baby or already did and don't know what to do with it.

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Sunday
Mar162014

May I Firmly Suggest: Show Your Work 

What’s this? What has excited Ms. Bradley’s passions to the point that she can't gently suggest said item? This book has, my friends. This one right here.





If you’re not familiar with Austin Kleon and his work, you’re in for a treat. Austin Kleon describes himself as a writer who draws; Maria Popova at Brain Pickings calls him as “a keen observer of and participant in the creative economy of the digital age.” I’d say he’s an artist, an educator, and a brilliant thinker regarding the creative process. His ideas are deceptively simple, but they stay with you. 




I loved his book Steal like an Artist; I picked it up in 2012 and find myself returning to it all the time. Despite my enthusiasm for that book, I was a little leery about this new title. I thought it was about promotion and marketing, and those concepts make me barfy. I hate promoting myself, and I actively resist any thoughts about my brand. Show Your Work, however, is much more exciting (and much less nausea-inducing) than that; it’s more about sharing than selling. Sharing not only your finished products but also your process. Keeping the lines of communication open with your audience. Learning to take risks and make yourself vulnerable.



This book will resonate with anyone who creates or wants to create, and anyone who wants to take more risks in work and life. I can’t recommend it highly enough. Gentle is not going to cut it with this one.


This is not a sponsored post; I'm just crazy about this book. Links to both books are affiliate links.







Reader Comments (2)

About halfway through at the moment. So far it's totally living up to his first. Gives my brain a lot to noodle on.

March 17, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterLaura

Alice, I just posted about this book on FB last week. I recommended it as a high school graduation gift. I bought it for my senior son, and turns out the other two boys in the family love it, too. It's a FANTASTIC book capable of knocking your life for a loop, if you decide to believe in it. I told my son in the inscription: BELIEVING IN THE WORDS HERE will give you a CHANCE at the life you dream for yourself.

March 17, 2014 | Unregistered Commenteralexandra rosas

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