What should my next step be?

What to do?  What to do? 

One group is pushing _ encouraging me to produce an LP.  While another group wants me to focus on my art and do multiple exhibitions.  I will publish a new children's book next year.  

I have never really marketed any of my works.  I simply do what I enjoy.  The sales I make are the result of word of mouth and people that stumble across my site.  

Others think I should take my work "more seriously".  Although, I feel that I definitely take what I do seriously, they mean I should treat it like a business.  Sure it would be nice to recoup some of the money I put into my creations.  Yes, it would be great to actually make money, but mostly, I just want to have fun.  I don't want to loss the enjoyment and freedom I feel when I'm creating because I'm thinking about what the public expects of my works.  I don't want to give-up art to focus on music or writing. I don't want to give-up music to focus on art or writing. I don't want to give-up anything. 

BUT... 

Should I choose an area to be my main focus, to treat as a business, to actually market and let the other areas be secondary hobbies?  I can’t completely give them up.  I must remain true to myself and continue to do what I love.  That means art, writing, and music.  

Time to side-step, for the moment, those voices telling me what to do, so that I can think.  

What to do?

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