Make stuff, be happy, get a job?
Making stuff could be your golden ticket into the creative industries. So if you've got some great ideas, stop sitting around and make, make, make.
This is the hand-made cover from Shortlist's recent issue. Within is an article about how ditching office work and making stuff instead is great. And well, they've got a point.
We're not saying that you should give up on getting into the creative industries and become a carpenter instead. In fact, making stuff could be your ticket into the creative industries. Making stuff isn't just carving wood or making furniture. It's about all those turning those ideas banging around inside your imaginative head into actionable projects. Maybe you've got an interesting app idea. Just make it. Got a short film idea? Just make it. A funny Twitter account? Just make it. Plans for the next generation of deadly weapons? ...wait, don't just make that.
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