Austin Kleon

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“Austin Kleon is a writer who draws”- a New York Times bestselling author of three illustrated books: Steal Like An Artist, Newspaper Blackout and Show Your Work! 

Steal Like An Artist is a manifesto based on 10 things the author wished he had heard when starting out:

  1. Steal like an artist.
  2. Don’t wait until you know who you are to get started.
  3. Write the book you want to read.
  4. Use your hands.
  5. Side projects and hobbies are important.
  6. The secret: do good work and share it with people.
  7. Geography is no longer our master.
  8. Be nice. (The world is a small town.)
  9. Be boring. (It’s the only way to get work done.)
  10. Creativity is subtraction.

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