Author/illustrator of 15 children’s books
If you can’t win by being better, then win by being different. By combining your skills, you reduce the level of competition, which makes it much easier to stand …
“How does one get ideas? By sheer perseverance to the point of madness. One must have a capacity to suffer anguish and sustain enthusiasm over a long period of time. Perhaps it’s easier for some people than others, but I doubt it.”
This reminds me of the idea that many artists don’t (usually) have one good idea. Rather, they have many ideas, and they don’t really know which ones work until they play with them.