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Morr Meroz Entrepreneurship, Making Money, Productivity, Products

I’ve come to a point in my business where I realized that if I keep doing everything myself I’ll stay in place. There’s only so much I can do. Also, there’s a lot of stuff I CAN’T do, or don’t know how. For some people it might be ok. Not everyone want to outgrow themselves. I could maintain my animation …

You Don’t Need to Invent the Wheel to Create a Product

Morr Meroz Audiences, eBooks, Products

I had a conversation with a friend who’s writing a book about filmmaking/storytelling, with an interesting twist. But he was concerned. He told me that he’s worried because some of the stuff he’s talking about in the book have already been mentioned in other scriptwriting books. That some of the theories he uses have been discusses in other places. That …

Blogging Your Way to an Ebook

Morr Meroz eBooks, Making Money, Products

I want to tell you about my experience of becoming an author. I’ve started my way with an animation blog. It’s purpose was to teach people about the making-of animation. I’ve mostly used video tutorials and in-depth articles, and writing a book wasn’t even on my radar. My misconceptions on writing a book Here’s what I thought writing a book was like: You …

Making Stuff Helps You Make More Stuff

Morr Meroz Productivity, Products

This is a simple principle I’ve learned to be very true. The more stuff you make, the easier it is to make stuff. I’ll use myself as an example. When I made my first animated short it took me about 2 years to complete it. Now, of course it could have been done faster, I was a student and was …

You Are Not Your Product

Morr Meroz Opinion, Products

People, artists especially, associate themselves with their creation. They feel that if people don’t like their work, it means they are bad artists, or even shitty human beings. However, that is a childish way of approaching your work, and could be dangerous. If you over-identify with your work, to the point of feeling that the success or faliure of that work …