Ruom Collective
A MULTIMEDIA COLLECTIVE BASED IN ASIA
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A collective of journalists based Asia
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5 Fundamentals for Creative Success

I recently gave a series of four presentations to students from Chattanooga State Community College in Tennessee. Apart from a rare opportunity to return, however  briefly,  to my home continent, the talks helped me to verbalize many of the things I have struggled to learn over the years of developing as a photojournalist. I know everyone in the Ruom Collective has dealt with similar problems on the path to creative success, and I wanted to give the students at Chattanooga State some advice on how to stay focused through the challenging days and years. Though there are countless topics and subtopics that could be examined in endless detail, the following five points touch on some of the hard truths I wish someone had told me when I was first considering a future in the arts.

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