i know i've been adding stuff way more than i should be and i swear after this i'll stop being such a nuisance, but i just got a link to this video from a friend a coworker. it's npr's ira glass giving advice on anyone starting out in the creative field. just replace tv/radio with art/illustration/music/whatever. i've been saying this for years, but now i have npr approval on it. check it out!