When focusing on taking student work OUT OF THE CLASSROOM in an effort to make it meaningful, it’s important that students have an opportunity to hear from real-world creators who have gone through the creation process.
Learning that published creators don’t start that way, reaching those heights only by going through their own trails, is an important step in allowing students to realize that their journey is no different than any other successful individual.
A collection of interviews can be found below. By presenting the interviews with your students they can seek similarities between different creators and highlight what aspects they should prepare for or work around.
Richard Ford Burley – Author
Rob Norman – Author, Actor, Podcaster