What Every Creator Secretly Craves… But Never Admits

“man standing under orange sky” by Guillaume de Germain on Unsplash

Any writer, designer or artist of any sort knows what I mean. Once upon a time, there was only one way to publish your work. You had to win over the gatekeepers. The gatekeeper refers to anyone who serves as a filter to prevent subpar work (in their eyes) from making it past the velvet rope before it reaches the world.