Most creative work, though, takes time and effort to get to the good stuff. The best designers spend years honing their craft. They do lots of bad work to get to the rare good work. Since their skills are highly valuable, why shouldn’t they be highly valued?
By the way, I wish there was a magic button for writing books, too. But until that arrives, I’ll have to keep settling in at my desk every day, writing my drafts and discarding many of them, all in search of something that will eventually be good.