Love, Hate, Triumph and Loss: The Whole Creative Process in One Great Web Comic

Matthew Inman's guide to inspiration

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You might not come across a more painfully hilarious description of the creative process as the one brilliantly set forth in this lengthy web comic from The Oatmeal. That's just a brief excerpt above—the whole thing is wonderful. In it, the artist, Matthew Inman, meditates on where ideas come from; the fickle nature of inspiration; the role other people's feedback plays in your own generation of concepts; and how trolls on the Internet can destroy your moxie.



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