Paul Graham is a smart guy who funds inventive people in Silicon Valley. Periodically he writes bright little essays about the high tech world. Many of them are worth reading because high tech has similarities to showbiz. They are both worlds filled with smart people who like to very hard, but only on projects they're passionate about. Some of them are worth reading for sheer inspiration. His latest essay is about all the reasons people don't start a startup, and why they're bad reasons
. Some of these may apply to you and Your Showbiz Career.
Labels: software, technology, your career
Awesome. And from my own niche of the world (software), further confirmation that I should really stop working on spec scripts and thinking I'd ever have even a remote shot of getting a job writing TV. I note that Paul Graham poo-poos the idea of being too young, but not of being too old.
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