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Keeping Your Soul Work Alive: A Meditation on Writing and Self-Publishing
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Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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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.
Bombs Away, Pussycat! A disheveled guide to my first two years freelancing
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Price: Free! Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010. Category: 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.
Career as an Advertising Artist
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009 by Institute For Career Research. Category: 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
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 10,090. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2009 by Institute For Career Research. Category: 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.
Career as an Advertising Copywriter
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2009 by Institute For Career Research. Category: 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.
Career in Film and T.V. Acting
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009 by Institute For Career Research. Category: 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.
Career in Theater Acting
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009 by Institute For Career Research. Category: 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.
Arts to the Rescue Advice for Parents on Creativity and Arts Classes
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Price: Free! Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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.
Bad Agent, No Catnip! Bad Career Advice and Questionable Misinformation from the World's Worst Literary Agent, Sydney T. Cat
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011 by Tsunami Ridge Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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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 Write a Good Poem: Three Essential Elements
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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.
A Guide for the Introverted Artist
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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Share, sell and improve your art: A how-to guide for the introverted visual artist by Diane Hoeptner
How To Make Money Selling Your Arts and Crafts
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Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
An extensive guide to help you be successful in selling your arts and crafts. Tips and techniques to help you be successful in your personal and business goals and getting your community evolved.
Sage Advice for the Indie Children's Author
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Golden Butterfly Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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This guide was written to assist budding indie children's writers with their decision to become writers. This book provides practical advice from an Indie children's author on how to select an illustrator, tips on how to market books, plan a book party, plan a book signings, and get others to support your work.
How to Teach a Belly Dance Fitness Class
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » 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.
Beginner's Guide for Freelancers
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Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: American English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: 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.
How to Kick Start Your Career in a Creative Industry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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If you’re a beginner in a creative industry, a student about to graduate, or perhaps just a talented guy with big creative dreams - this book was made for you. Crisp, concise and often witty, Doron Meir offers powerful insights and personal stories from more than 17 years of wide-ranged professional creative work, designed to help you kick-start the creative career of your dreams.
So You Want to Be a Stunt Person
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
A beginner's guide to breaking into the stunt industry for both movies and television.
How To Write and more importantly How To Be A Writer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Reflections on writing from a writer's notebook.
The Jazz Artist's Survival Guide
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,220. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Business Management
This book dicusses the areas of a jazz artist’s career essential to understand to survive in today’s environment along with a comprehensive resource guide. Areas include education, recording, performing, publicity, marketing, branding, distribution, and more.
How to Write eBooks, Term papers and Articles
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Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
The art of writing does not have to be difficult. Formatting is a snap—when you know how. Word substitution is must and will be made easy for you. Getting started writing today. Coming to grips with the four basic elements of any book. Using the book title as the “hook” to attract buyers. Making a cover page that will entice customers. How many pages and words should a book contain?