All posts tagged: Inspirational Lifestyle for Christian Artists

I Am Joseph

When you hear the call of God, whether in little nudges or bursts of passion, to go into writing/music/movies or any particular craft at all, there is a tendency to want to rush in with a lot of enthusiasm. Enthusiasm isn’t bad in itself. But Prov. 19:1 says zeal (enthusiasm) not guided by knowledge is not good, and by being hasty, you’ll miss the way. This is so true even in writing, or any form of entertainment. I’ll speak for writing because I’m a writer. Ask around, most published authors did not publish their first manuscript. And the answer to the reason why all around, is the same or similar—they were amateurs at the time and were not savvy enough on how the publishing world works. The best thing a person could do for his/herself before entering any industry is to educate themselves on how that industry works, so that they can be as productive as possible. It takes time, patience and practice to learn the ropes and necessary skills to not only survive the …