How to Create Your Own Big Break

Solid advice from a full-time creative. Meet Shaina Feinberg, a New York Times columnist, film director, and co-author of “Every Body, An Honest and Open Look at Sex from Every Angle”

Are you a full-time creative?

A slice of “Every Body: An Honest and Open Look at Sex from Every Angle” by Shaina Feinberg and Julia Rothman
Illustration by Julia Rothman

I love this description of the book: “Experience a radically inclusive and informative collection of stories, essays, interviews, and art about sex, relationships, and body confidence.” What does “radically inclusive” mean to you?

Of all the stories in “Every Body,” which one is most interesting to you?

What’s your advice for up-and-coming creatives who over 40? How do you stay true to yourself and keep on keepin’ on?

What are the 40s like for you? I remember you saying at a film event in Chicago that some of the best-known female filmmakers didn’t really get started until their 40s — which was really inspiring to me.

What are the main three life jumbles you’re dealing with right now — and how do you find your flow?

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