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Alex de Campi
Hi, baby writers and artists: I need you to forgive yourselves more. By which I mean, we all agree that I’m a pro at this writing malarkey, yeah? Five Eisner noms, bunch of TV work, blah blah. Sometimes I don’t write for A WHOLE WEEK. You can skip a day. Also, a secret:
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Alex de Campi Nov 9
Replying to @alexdecampi
Twitter can be a hellscape for creative arts self-worth. There’s always That Friend posting about their huge wordcount that day, or vaguetweeting about ”just finished a phone call that is gonna change my life!!!” And you’re like, where is my phone call? Here it is:
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Alex de Campi Nov 9
Replying to @alexdecampi
That person is desperately insecure and you should mute them. Do your work. Don’t worry about how others are doing theirs. Comparison is the thief of joy. Now stop refreshing twitter and go make your thing.
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Alex de Campi Nov 9
Replying to @alexdecampi
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Alex de Campi Nov 9
Replying to @ScouseMan6
A work of art is never finished, only abandoned. Do the best you can then put it out into the world, because you gotta finish it and let it go before you start the next. My first work was crappy photocopied punk-style zine shit with friends. We were all terrible, but it was fine
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Bianca-mockcumentary (GOW) & Egypt Landing 🎮📝 Nov 9
Replying to @alexdecampi
Its been 3-4 months, maybe five. I'm trying.
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Alex de Campi Nov 9
Replying to @biancamaryj
Life can get in the way. Deep breaths, let go, the story will come to you when it’s ready.
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Peter Kaufman Nov 9
Replying to @alexdecampi
Thanks for this. I have clients who need to read this. Daily.
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Alex de Campi Nov 9
Replying to @Dealfatigue
There is so much toxic writing advice out there! “If you don’t write 2,000 words a day everyone will stop believing in you and, like Tinkerbell, you will cease to exist!!!!”
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Dread Singles Nov 9
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