Keep Going

Keep Going : 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad

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The world is crazy. Creative work is hard. And nothing is getting any easier!

In his previous books - Steal Like an Artistand Show Your Work!, New York Times bestsellers with over a million copies in print combined - Austin Kleon gave readers the key to unlock their creativity and then showed them how to share it. Now he completes his trilogy with his most inspiring work yet.

Keep Going gives the reader life-changing, illustrated advice and encouragement on how to stay creative, focused, and true to yourself in the face of personal burnout or external distractions. Here is how to Build a Bliss Station - a place or fixed period where you can disconnect from the world. How to see that Every Day Is Groundhog Day - yesterday's over, tomorrow may never come, so just do what you can do today. How to Forget the Noun, Do the Verb - stop worrying about being a "painter" and just paint.

Keep working. Keep playing. Keep searching. Keep giving. Keep living. Keep Going. It's exactly the message all of us need, at exactly the right time.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 152 x 152 x 16mm | 272.16g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • B&W illustrations throughout
  • 1523506644
  • 9781523506644
  • 1,008

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Praise for Austin Kleon:
"Brilliant." --New York Magazine
"Positively one of the most interesting people on the Internet." --The Atlantic
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About Austin Kleon

Austin Kleon is a writer who draws. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Steal Like an Artist and Show Your Work! His work has been featured on NPR's Morning Edition, PBS Newshour, and in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. He also speaks frequently about creativity in the digital age for such organizations as Pixar, Google, SXSW, TEDx, and The Economist. He lives in Austin, Texas, and online at
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