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Keeping Your Soul Work Alive: A Meditation on Writing and Self-Publishing
Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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In this brief essay, a veteran author, independent publisher, and writing coach muses about the challenges of honest self-expression -- and the even bigger challenges of getting one's expressions out into the world.
Untraditional Publishing
Price: Free! Words: 41,410. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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Untraditional Publishing is now the third option, which focuses entirely on the author, creating opportunities to improve, market, and sell books.
Bombs Away, Pussycat! A disheveled guide to my first two years freelancing
Price: Free! Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
This is a brief guide, based solely on my own experiences, to what it’s like the first couple of years as a freelance writer. I don’t pretend that my life is in any way representative, but I wanted to share some of what has and hasn’t worked for me. I hope you’ll be entertained, and maybe pick up a bit of information that’s useful to you, whatever path you pursue in life.
Inside Male Modeling Today: A Shockingly Honest Personal Story
Price: Free! Words: 79,010. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
The most honest description of the modeling world ever published. Revealing all the things models refuse to talk about publicly!
Nail It! The Secret to Building an Effective Fiction Writer’s Platform Level 1: Laying the Foundation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,880. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Writing a great story is no longer enough to land a contract. With economic downsizing, publishers are selective when it comes to acquiring authors. These days, it takes a platform that is equal to the story in excellence and potential for you and your book to make it through the acquisitions gauntlet. Nail It! The Secret to Building an Effective Fiction Writer’s Platform will help you succeed.
Career as an Advertising Artist
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009 by Institute For Career Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Use your art talent to reach the top of the dynamic world of advertising. Advertising is a dynamic, billion dollar industry that helps us decide what we buy, what places to visit, where we eat, what we drive, and how we look. Advertising artists are indispensable to this creative process. Companies want and need imaginative people to develop effective, innovative advertising art.
Career as an Animator
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 10,090. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2009 by Institute For Career Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Cartoon artist for film and video. The animation business is in a state of rapid evolution, closing some doors and opening new ones every day. Traditional hand-drawn animation is giving way to digital animation. Animation is part of the legend and mystique of Hollywood. For those with a creative mind and endless imagination, there may be no more more appealing career.
Emerge Already! The Ultimate Guide to Career Building for Emerging Artists
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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A priceless how-to & how-not-to guide by innovative concert pianist Jade Simmons. This tell all covers everything including carving your niche, marketing, creating package deals, approaching management, what presenters really think and how not to get re-engaged. This is the stuff they never taught you in school direct from one of America's most exciting and versatile young artists.
Beginner's Guide for Freelancers
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: American English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Are you a freelancer? It is always a dream to have flexible working hours and be freed from office shackles. Are you constantly thinking of sitting in a Starbucks and work on your laptop daily? In this short book, you'll find clear and practical steps to get yourself ready for this freelance journey. There is also a checklist for you to ponder upon before leaving your full-time job.
Arts to the Rescue Advice for Parents on Creativity and Arts Classes
Price: Free! Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Arts to the Rescue is a compilation of practical recommendations on choosing arts and creativity lessons. Addressed to parents, every article is written by a specialist and professional in their field. This book will guide you on how to make a more effective investment of time and money into proper arts and creativity lessons. For parents of children with learning disabilities check out ATR 1.
Career as an Advertising Copywriter
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2009 by Institute For Career Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
You can write the words: TV, radio, magazine ads. Do you love to write? Are you interested in the world around you? Are you intrigued by the challenges of problem solving? A career as an advertising copywriter may be for you. Being a copywriter is challenging and rewarding. This is a job where you work in jeans, work with interesting people, have a great deal of fun - and can make great money.
How to Teach Preschool Ballet: A Guidebook for Teachers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,810. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
This is a must-have book for anyone who teaches preschool ballet or works with preschoolers in any capacity. The reader will learn how to effectively prepare and run a preschool ballet class from start to finish. This includes how to construct your curriculum, how to keep your students interested in your class, how to teach steps and choreography and most of all how to have fun!
Resilience: Facing Down Rejection and Criticism on the Road to Success
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,160. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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If you want to achieve something original and meaningful with your life, you MUST learn to deal with rejection and criticism. Mark McGuinness shares stories and advice based on 16 years of coaching clients to get past rejection and criticism and achieve their goals. Whether you're an artist, entrepreneur, employee, athlete or campaigner, you'll find plenty of practical inspiration in Resilience.
Career in Film and T.V. Acting
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009 by Institute For Career Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Not just the mega stars but thousands of working actors with life-long careers. You probably did your first play in elementary school and were instantly hooked. The applause, the lights, the attention! Acting is tremendous fun and perhaps one of the most fulfilling activities out there. You actually get to be someone else for a few hours, live other people's lives.
A Guide for the Introverted Artist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
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Share, sell and improve your art: A how-to guide for the introverted visual artist by Diane Hoeptner
Career in Theater Acting
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009 by Institute For Career Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Entertaining, moving and enlightening audiences, The Smell of the Greasepaint, The Roar of the Crowd! Acting is a profession of superlatives. This report will introduce you to the magical, exciting, and infinitely rewarding world of live theater. You'll also get a first-hand look at what it's like to pursue a career in the theater in interviews with some working actors.
Bad Agent, No Catnip! Bad Career Advice and Questionable Misinformation from the World's Worst Literary Agent, Sydney T. Cat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011 by Tsunami Ridge Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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Bad Career Advice and Questionable Misinformation from the World's Worst Literary Agent, Sydney T. Cat! Collected for the first time in this hilarious little book, Sydney T. Cat shares (though bad example) dozens of gaffes, schemes, missteps, cons, and foul-ups real-life "agents" have used to part writers from their money, screw up their careers, and crush their dreams! A must-read for writers!
How to Teach a Belly Dance Fitness Class
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
If you enjoy sharing the beauty, joy and empowerment of belly dance with others, this book will guide you through Katayoun's tried and true format of teaching belly dance for fun and fitness, while honoring the cultural roots and complexity of the art. Learn from a master teacher with over 20 years experience as a performing artist, professional dancer and career educator.
The Everything Writing Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,650. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
This guide walks you through every aspect of writing a book, from "where do I get ideas?" to the intricacies of publishing contracts. It is the joint effort of the members of the Grand Rapids Region Writers Group. We created this guide to share with you things we've learned on our writing journey.
How to Write a Good Poem: Three Essential Elements
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The co-editor and publisher of the award-winning Fearless Poetry Series offers a concise and inspiring guide to writing a good poem. The three essential skills of Vocabulary, Compression, and Revision are explained, with helpful suggestions for practice. Includes a number of example poems by the author, a widely published poet. Also: live links to other helpful resources.