Be Creative Tips By Mary Jaksch Every once in a while we get to hear great advice from someone who’s actually done what we hope to do–achieve extraordinary writing success. So check out the video below. In what has been described as “one of the best commencement speeches ever, ” author Neil Gaiman shares his thoughts about how build a creative life. Gaiman started his unconventional career as a jounalist and then went on to create, among many other things, the ground-breaking Sandman comics series and the children’s book Coraline, which became an Oscar-nominated film. Gaiman encourages us to: Be wise Make amazing mistakes Break rules Leave the world a more interesting place, and Make good art Do yourself a favor and watch this 20 minutes video. You’ll have the rare opportunity to hear from one of the most creative voices in recent years. (If you are receiving this post via email, click here to view) What do you think about this video? Please share in the comments.