Sharing your work online gives you a voice on its own

  • Austin Kleon argues in Book - Show Your WorkBook - Show Your Work

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    author: Austin Kleon
    title: Show your work! 10 ways to share your creativity and get discovered




    that blogging or posting about your work online gives you an entirely new voice.
  • An extreme example of this would be film critic Roger Ebert, that lost his ability to speak after going through a series of surgeries to treat his cancer. Blogging then became his primary way of communicating with the world. “On the web, my real voice finds expression,” he wrote.
  • The truth is, most of us don't really have a voice to share our work with in the first place, looping back to Showing your work is not about self-promotion, it's about being findableShowing your work is not about self-promotion, it's about being findable

    The model of sharing your work that Austin Kleon proposes in [[Book - Show Your Work]] is not about promoting yourself.
    Rather, it is about making your work discoverable in the first place. Th...