Monday, June 27, 2011

Artistic vs. Commercial

Writing as a profession can be a confusing pursuit. Often it feels like being too creative or unique cripples your chances to get a song cut. And to keep writing as a daily job, we need to get songs cut.

Sometimes it feels mutually exclusive:

Art <-----<---------------------I--------------------->-----> Commerce

But in reality, I'm learning that it's more like this:


Not every song that makes money should be assumed as art, nor should every artistic song be financially profitable.

Keep writing,



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