“Learning the business side of selling your art is hard,” they say. An artist can’t learn business. An artist doesn’t want to learn how to do business. Their personality isn’t suited for business, and...
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Please welcome author and book coach in training Carol Malone. Today she’s sharing her article regarding personal book coaching verses writer education found on the web. Enjoy! *** I’ve been doing a lot of editing lately,...
Each chapter will be an essay by a different author on what they’ve learned through inspiration to write fiction, through applying the universal truths of their lives to fiction, and other gnosis learned through the process of writing. Wherever this wisdom comes from, it all qualifies as long as it occurred in the author’s mind due to writing fiction.
Are you trying to edit one novel while writing another? This is what many writers find themselves having to do. Maybe you recently finished a novel, during NaNo perhaps. Or you wrote one awhile back and shelved it. Regardless, unless you edit that manuscript several times over it won’t be ready for prime time.
In January I started a new series project. This time I did it right. During my writing career I’ve morphed from a complete pantser (one who dives in with no set plan) to an assisted pantser (one who must have significant sign posts to complete the story journey safely). With my first series, The Kyn Kronicles,
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: T for Testimonials— The Artist’s Alphabet Guide to Writing About Your Art by Aletta de Wal
Welcome to the Artist Entrepreneur Column, an occasional series where we talk about the fun, wild and scary ride of succeeding as an artist entrepreneur of all stripes and types and mediums. Welcome back guest...
Artist Entrepreneur: S for Social Media— The Artist’s Alphabet Guide to Writing About Your Art by Aletta de Wal
The great promise of social media is relationship building. To build relationships, you have to go beyond broadcasting and get into more meaningful conversations.
Artist Entrepreneur: P for Print Promotional Tools— The Artist’s Alphabet Guide to Writing About Your Art by Aletta de Wal
Even though you send out your promotion pieces one at a time, in various places and contexts, you need a way to pull these visual fragments together into a memorable whole.
Artist Entrepreneur: O for Open Studios — The Artist’s Alphabet Guide to Writing About Your Art by Aletta de Wal
Welcome to Artist Entrepreneur Fridays, where we talk about the fun, wild and scary ride of succeeding as an artist entrepreneur of all stripes and types and mediums. Welcome back guest columnist, Aletta de Wal. She...
Artist Entrepreneur: M for Materials and Methods— The Artist’s Alphabet Guide to Writing About Your Art by Aletta de Wal
My very own copy of ‘The Artist’s Handbook of Materials and Techniques’ Ralph Mayer arrived today. I agree with this Amazon review: “ Probably the best, most available and comprehensive book on the technical aspects of painting. Very useful for artists who pursue absolute soundness of technique with a mind for permanence of their work.