Categories Uncategorized Post author By Wells Baum Post date January 6, 2014 No Comments on “I was the first records editor at Rolling Stone, and there were no rules. There was nothing to fall back on as to how do you write about this kind of music, so people were trying absolutely everything with a great sense of freedom and experimentation and success and failure, and a feeling of, “My God, people are actually paying attention to this. Let’s pretend they aren’t because we don’t want to be intimidated by what somebody might think of what we’re saying.” — Greil Marcus You lose some of your creative freedom when you start writing for likes and shares. Write for the thrill and the practice, not primarily for the number of likes. More Stories from the Blog: Tags austin kleon, blogging, greil marcus, rolling stone, writing By Wells Baum Wells Baum is a daily blogger who writes about Life & Arts. He's also the author of four books. View Archive → ← Frank Chimero x Blog x Homesteading 2014 → Smart People x Action Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.