The Secret To David Bowie’s Success.

Nothing happens unless you make it happen. It also doesn’t hurt to be a famous musician.

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Put in context, Bowie wasn’t just changing hair colour or melding musical styles, he was turning livable habitat into something else through music.

To create what doesn’t exist is heresy, yet without a little heresy we can only admire heroes from afar instead of being heroes ourselves.

“I thought, ‘Fuck that, I want to be superhuman.’”

The task isn’t to start off bravely (although it doesn’t hurt). The real job is deciding if if you’re brave enough to explore.

Bravery is, afterall, what you make of it, or what it makes of you.

I did a poor imitation of Don Draper for 40 years before writing my first novel. I'm currently in the final stages of a children's book. Lucky me.

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