Setting the bar high

I don’t know the latter part of this by experience, but I suspect it to be true:

The downside of immersing yourself in the best art you can find is you think, how will I ever get there? The upside is, you’re far more likely to get there—or close to there—if you do.

2 thoughts on “Setting the bar high

  1. I know it inspires me to at least try to write better when I’m reading good writing. Also, becoming familiar with the really good art shows the weaknesses in the not-so-good stuff without being nasty about those weaknesses.

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