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Keeping Your Soul Work Alive: A Meditation on Writing and Self-Publishing
Price: Free! Words: 1,690. 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
The Handbook of the Writer Secret Society
Price: Free! Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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What if there was a methodology to being an author that had been passed writer to writer since the first cuneiform wedge was pressed into clay tablets by the very first writers? There is... and its in the handbook for the most notable unnamed secret society for writers. Discover trade secrets, rituals, and the previously guarded information now available to the public.
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!
Write Smart
Price: Free! Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 by Hickey's Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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Ken Kuhlken shares insights gained over thirty-some years as a novelist and professor. By following the Write Smart process, writers will efficiently conceive, create, revise, and sell their stories.
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.
How To Make Money Selling Your Arts and Crafts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: 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.
How to Write a Good Poem: Three Essential Elements
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The publisher and author of two poetry volumes 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 autho. Also: live links to other helpful resources.
Sage Advice for the Indie Children's Author
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Golden Butterfly Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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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 Begin Your Memoir
Series: The Art of the Memoir, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Essay » Literature
In the first volume of the ART OF THE MEMOIR series, accomplished author, editor, and writing coach D. Patrick Miller helps writers take the very first step in creating a personal history: getting clear on why one is writing. Miller reviews three "Poor Motivations" and three "Effective Motivations" for writing a memoir, and provides a set of questions to help authors explore their starting point.
Getting Started in Freelance Video Game Journalism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Wanna write about games for a living? Of course you do! Getting Started in Freelance Video Game Journalism is a no-nonsense guide to taking your first steps in the online game writing world. Get advice from a seasoned freelance writer on what to do and what to avoid as you start your new career!
You Can Become a Model
Series: You Can Take Better Pictures, Modeling. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers
This ebook is not just about being a model, it’s about becoming a successful model. The tips in this book and the procedures described within are included to make you as successful as you can be.

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