“Don’t wait until you know who you are to get started.”

Austin Kleon is A Person You Should Know

Writer. Artist. Bestselling Author.

Believes if you want to make creativity your job, you have to think about what your creativity is in service of.

Recommends you share one piece of your work process with the world every day.

“You are, in fact, a mashup of what you choose to let into your life. You are the sum of your influences.”

Works at three desks in his garage and describes his day as a “dance between these desks.”

Keeps a unique logbook.

“Don’t wait until you know who you are to get started.”

Believes in learning in the open, showing your work, and that the trick is to be a teacher and remain a student.

Has a good answer to people who ask, “How will I pay the bills?”

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