About the Book
About the Author
"I saw this guy, and I felt like his head, which seems weird, but that’s what happens when you spend too much time alone trying to figure out
how to break into “the market”, you start feeling like a combover, all
scraggly and pasted down, well, that’s how I feel.
He said, “Yes,
I am balding, dang it, but I’m not bald yet, and I am going to take
this modicum of hair that I have and use it, like a tiger with it’s
stripes or a badger with whatever it is that makes badgers feel more
badgerly, and I am going to be the man. And he was."
Hopes Up is a little book of encouragement for creatives of all stripes
who are working hard to try and make it big. Fellow aspiring visual
artist, Armando Heredia, humorously ambles through the feelings of
discouragement and triumph that come along with being an artist of
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