Isn't on the other side of the fence. It's where you water it.
Like anything else, grass responds to focused attention.
So if you're not happy with your art is right now, if you wish you could grow but don't know how, or feel as if your work will never be validated, then realize what you're watering isn't the grass, but the weeds, made up of don't know, will never, not happy...
Why not start pouring water on the grass at your feet? Connect back with the work you want to do and the rest will take care of itself.
But we knew this already, right?
...so why does my grass look like the dog was in charge of turning on the sprinklers?
"I could sure hear you in the book, very upbeat and encouraging...I also loaned your book to my Tucson art teacher and she let another friend of hers read it, too. She’s already doing most of what you suggested...she hates self-promotion like most of us do..." TB, Tuscon, AZ