Saw this excellent two part essay from Delve about some of history's most well known creative artists and minds, and the difficulties they faced in achieving that success and recognition. It's hard to believe that Davinci didn't start creating his widely considered masterpieces until he was 46, and that the time leading up to that was filled with stories of failure and humiliation. Success in the creative field isn't something handed to you the first time you work hard and create something. It comes when you work hard, create something, fail, learn from it, rinse and repeat.
For Part Two in this series CLICK HERE