What is reading one more article going to do?
It feels like improvement, but it’s mostly superficial.
You can only read so much about a topic before there is only minimal improvement.
To master the subject, there is only one choice – do.
I want to get into video editing, at least as a hobby, and see where it goes. How much time did I spend tonight watching YouTube and Vimeo videos from people with fancy cameras and talented editing? About 35 minutes. How much time did I spend editing video? 0 minutes, as of right now. There is an iMac with a trial version of Final Cut waiting for me to learn it. I don’t need to watch any more videos to start experimenting.
To get started on one of your lingering interests, you probably don’t need to read about it as much as you think. Go. Do it. And learn from there.
Like a kid burning their hand on a hot stove, most lessons we don’t learn until we experience them.