Why You’re Failing to Make a Living as a Writer

October 22, 2012

Last week in one of the Facebook groups I manage, I posted a link to a free webinar I’m giving about how to create and sell your first digital product. That prompted comments from several members who said it’s unethical to sell an ebook for more than $10. While I like hearing other people’s opinions […]

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How Long Does it Take to Create Your Art?

September 22, 2011

Here’s what always strikes me at artist’s colonies: You can get to know a person over a period of weeks, eating meals together and becoming friends, and still not know the whole story behind their work. You can grow close to a novelist without realizing he’s published 20 books and enjoy a painter’s company without […]

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How times have changed

October 3, 2010

There's a tradition here at Hambidge that each fellow signs her name, plus her medium — whether she’s an artist, writer, composer, etc. — on the cutting board in her studio. It's fun to look at the boards and see who has worked in your studio years before you arrived. Last year, I blogged about […]

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Mira's List of grants, fellowships & residencies

November 2, 2009

I recently discovered a fabulous blog, Mira’s List, which helps writers, artists and other creative thinkers find grants, fellowships, residencies and more resources. Who’s the woman, I wondered, who compiled this valuable information for free and shared it with everyone lucky enough to stumble across her site? Turns out she’s quite the interesting character. Mira […]

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