Welcome to the weekly series on artist entrepreneurship. Today we focus on writers specifically and on an important tool for your empowerment, a topic of literary law — fair use — from our monthly...
Category: artist entrepreneur
How do you get a roadmap as an artist entrepreneur, a colleague asked me recently. I wanted to say that there’s no roadmap for that because you’re unique and you probably don’t want to...
I’m looking for a Project Manager who can do a work trade for a creative entrepreneur. Perfect for someone who wants to build a creative business, enjoys reading fiction and watching movies, is an...
Artist Entrepreneur: Z for Zen—The Artist’s Alphabet Guide to Writing About Your Art by Aletta de Wal
For many artists, writing is a white-knuckle experience that causes suffering. Loosely paraphrased, as Buddhism says, suffering arises from attachment – to thoughts, feelings and attitudes that create the nature of the experiences we have. What if you could take a more Zen approach to your writing?
Artist Entrepreneur: Y for You— The Artist’s Alphabet Guide to Writing About Your Art by Aletta de Wal
“My greatest obstacle is to learn to market my work without fear. Art galleries, publishers, clients, newspaper reporters, all the questions, art receptions; talking about my work with strangers, being the center of attention, it’s overwhelming.”
As I grew older I learned to control my visibility – I was visible and outspoken at school, when I knew it would be most valued. But I was never visible when it really mattered – in relationships or in my writing. Being invisible kept me safe. Being invisible kept me safe from criticism and rejection.
Blog tour stop! I’m excited to present to you my coach’s newest book, Building Your Business the Right-Brain Way by Jennifer Lee. I’m doing a giveaway for a signed copy of her book. For details,...
Artist Entrepreneur: X for X-Rated—The Artist’s Alphabet Guide to Writing About Your Art by Aletta de Wal
There are several types of writing that might keep you from getting ‘A’ rated by your readers.
Artist Entrepreneur: V for Variety— The Artist’s Alphabet Guide to Writing About Your Art by Aletta de Wal
Your signature style unites your art as your voice unites your writing.
I loved this piece on PRI The World (awesome radio program I listen to nearly daily) today on the The 6 highly effective habits of the creative genius. I decided I’d make my own...
Start feeding the source that feeds you, and don’t stop. Don’t ever stop.
A friend of mine is a full-time personal assistant for an author and makes anywhere from $35 to $55 and hour.