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“But This IS My Day Job”—Six Words on The Creative Life

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

By Larry Smith

urbis-logo.png“Wrote a great novel. No sale.” “Quiet, Baby; Mama’s trying to think.” “Greatness costs many things, including privacy.” “Now be honest, and just lie.”

The above are just a few of the nearly 500 submissions to SMITH and Urbis’ “Six Words on the Creative Life,” a reader project launched just a few days ago. Submit your six words on your day job dilemma or other aspect of your artistic soul over at Urbis. And we’ve streamed in some of our favorites here on SMITH.

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5 responses

  1. shemetls says:

    Riding, Hiding, Abiding, Colliding, Dividing…Eternity

  2. Forrester says:

    Was nerd. Not anymore. Doesn’t matter.

  3. CS Leaf says:

    additions that produce no final sum

  4. Cheryl Meyer says:

    “Daily say kind words to strangers.” – Cheryl Meyer

  5. ggggggg says:

    you can’t say i didn’t try

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