Posted by Richard "RB" Botto

Happy Thanksgiving, Creative Army!

On behalf of the entire Stage 32 team, I'd like to wish everyone a happy and healthy Thanksgiving. This year, with many of us stuck at home, the activity and energy on Stage 32 has been palpable. We have welcomed over 100,000 new members since March, and we are beyond honored to provide each and every one of you with a safe place to connect and stay inspired online. We are all extremely grateful for the members of this community and for the incredible relationships and friendships that have bloomed this year, and the 9 years prior. Truly, we feel blessed.

As I've mentioned in past Thanksgiving blogs, I like to use the end of each Turkey Day for some quiet reflecting on the year thus far. First and foremost, I hope you will join me in reflecting on those personally impacted by this hideous pandemic. I wish all affected peace, tranquility and a return to happiness and prosperity.

I also use this day to take stock of my creative and professional goals for the year. What was I hoping to accomplish? What can still be done with the month remaining? I find this to be a cathartic, relaxing exercise and one that always leads to positive forward momentum. Perhaps you'll try it as well?

While you may not get to enjoy some of your typical Thanksgiving traditions during this unconventional year, I am delighted that one Thanksgiving tradition can live on by presenting you with a heaping helping of complimentary Stage 32 content to enjoy after the turkey and throughout the holiday weekend.

  • Drink in some amazing content on our Stage 32 YouTube (and be sure to hit Subscribe when you're there!)
  • Check out the Stage 32 blog, To read some wonderful and inspiring articles by fellow Stage 32 members
  • Take in some Stage 32 Medium articles
  • Enjoy these Medium articles by yours truly
  • I share videos on my Instagram (@rbwalksintoabar) daily with up-to-date industry information and inspiration 
  • ... and if you're looking to hone or learn a new craft or gain access to some of the most plugged in industry execs, stay tuned for some special Stage 32 Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sales and doorbusters all weekend.

What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving? What else are you looking to accomplish before we (thankfully) close the door on 2020. Let the community vibe flow by commenting and supporting one another in the Comments section below. 

I look forward to hearing your thoughts. In the meantime, here's wishing you a day full of food, football, and family (even if it has to happen over Zoom).

Cheers and much love,


Happy Thanksgiving from the Stage 32 Staff We are Thankful for YOU



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