Behind the Scenes
Notes To An Art Maker & Marketeer, part I
Community is important, but so is dissemination.
Magic will always reside in the product. As the ignorant become less so, look for new ways to hide process.
‘Industry standard’ means broken.
Remember that you will probably embrace the idea that offends you the most. Make it sooner rather than later.
Do people really want to communicate with their storytellers? Recognize the value in the mystic, the shaman. Resist the quick and affirmative feedback of mass social connection. Again: see the majority and violently question, reinterpret.
Anticipate ecology moving away from the market and becoming an ethics again.
Even further? Plan for an automated technocracy. How does the story change? What ails?