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Show your work is a guidebook for creative people to share their work and connect with others. The book emphasizes the importance of sharing and networking to build an audience and grow creatively.


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Main Point #1: Share your process:

Instead of only sharing finished work, Kleon encourages artists to show their work in progress. This can help build a community and provide insight into the creative process.

  • Show the designs you are building and how you ended up building them


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Embrace the digital age

With the rise of social media, it's easier than ever to connect with others and share your work online. Kleon suggests using social media, blogs, and other platforms to showcase your creativity.


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Be open to collaboration:

Collaborating with others can help spark new ideas and bring fresh perspectives to your work. Kleon recommends networking and finding other people who have similar intrests to collaborate on different ideas


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Attitude Is Important

Building an audience is key to success as a creative person. Kleon suggests identifying your target audience and tailoring your work to their interests.

Don't be afraid of criticism: Criticism is inevitable when sharing your work, but it can also be helpful. Kleon advises taking feedback constructively and using it to improve your work.

Be generous: Sharing your work is about more than just self-promotion. Kleon emphasizes the importance of giving back to your community and being generous with your time and talents.


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Book Summary

Overall, "Show Your Work!" provides practical advice for artists and creatives looking to share their work and connect with others. The book emphasizes the benefits of collaboration, building an audience, and embracing the digital age.

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Show Your Work!

Show Your Work!

Austin Kleon

Show Your Work!

Show Your Work!

Austin Kleon

Show Your Work!

Show Your Work!

Austin Kleon

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