One of the first pieces of advice I was ever given, on my first job was, “You should always buy something to treat yourself to say ‘Well done for getting the job!’” However I’ve not followed on that through yet…I’ve always wanted a tattoo, something to mark my experience.
What if I couldn’t handle people’s opinions of me? I know that shouldn’t dictate a person’s degree of peace or happiness in life, but the problem is, I chose a business saturated in judgment.
In my experience the fans of Potter are an incredibly smart bunch. [..] If you offer them challenging material — because the Potter books are challenging, if you treat an audience and fan base with respect for their intelligence they will reward you with interest in what you’re doing.