Getting a High Distinction on an assessment won’t pay for dinner, but at the same time, you still want to do well in your studies. So, where do you draw the line between studying and work? And how can you put uni first while trying to earn a living? If you’re set on studying and need to make a living, then neither of these things is something you can just ‘give up’ on. You need both to survive.
Keeping up with the trends in your creative industry and understanding them can be stressful. I know at times I’ve felt that the consumption of my creative mediums has felt more like a chore rather than fun. I asked myself: How can a writer balance the need to read and be influenced by the greats while keeping afloat in the constantly shifting landscape of ever-readily available content fed to us every day?