5 Places to Find Creative Community by Emily Lewin

Bright Ideas Collective

design(4)Creative people require community in order to thrive. It is extremely hard to maintain your creative momentum, confidence, and vision without having people around you who are also pursuing their dreams. The whispered doubts of isolation can sound far more convincing if you don’t have practical evidence of community around you. I know from personal experience that finding creative community can be a challenge. Most of us don’t wake up one day surrounded by a thriving community. Finding community takes a great amount of intentionality and effort; you have to be convinced that community is essential for your life in order to have the drive to pursue it. If you’re feeling that desire but not sure where to start I have a few practical ideas that may help you look in the right direction.

First, a quick word about what good community looks like: look for people who are already…

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