I often think of myself as not a maker, because I rarely take projects to the point of sharing them, and I tend to do projects mostly from manuals. Like, buying a broken tablet, installing spare parts from offbrand retailers, and then putting a beta linux on it.

Or writing 30 thousand words of RPG rules in order to port Dragons into Burning Wheel as having a full suite of lifepaths.

Or making experimental muffins where I take a recipe and ignore it and make a different thing.

I feel like I'm not a maker because I rarely change the state of the art, just grow my personal circle. If I write a software tool, I generally assume no one wants my changes, ans never advertise git.obscuritus.ca because I assume that it's just stuff no one wants.

I dunno, this is a weird anxiety, and it's the kind of anxiety I assume makes me a worse person, or at least a foolish one who is too focused on culture.

@silverwizard sounds like good old fashioned run of the mill perfectly natural imposter syndrome. It happens at every skill proficiency, fame and renown level.

makers make, You made.

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