Is there hope for the introverted artist?

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I’ve always been an artist, but it was only within the last few years that I began sharing my artwork publicly.  I like to spend my days in the garden, taking hikes, enjoying a cup of coffee, and painting. I find socializing, especially with new people, exhausting.  Creating is incredibly personal for me; a lot […]

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Tips and tricks for smashing your writing goals

Something that is very common for writers is to set goals for their WIP (work in progress). At the beginning of the year, I wrote three goals in my planner, one of which was to finish the first draft of my book. While this was a good goal to set, I realized soon after that […]

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Does an artist need to go to art school?

The answer is simply: No. I was a graphic designer who didn’t attend any art classes and look at where I am now. As an artist though, to say I know everything, is a lie. But, the same concept also applies to other artists, whether or not you attend art school. Just because you attended […]

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The 9-5 versus Freelancing: Cons of Freelancing

Last post, I talked about the PROS of freelancing. If you haven’t read it — check it out here ! This time I want to discuss the cons, the bad, the sad side to freelancing, because as mentioned, I’ve done both the 9-5 and freelancing, currently doing both at the same time! I would hope […]

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The 9-5 versus Freelancing: Pros of Freelancing

Every FaceBook group I’ve ever been in ever since the start of my freelancing career, has always asked this very question, or some variation to the least. “What are the pros and cons of Freelancing?” Every newbie asks this, and sometimes I still ask myself what are the pros and cons of freelancing because there’s […]

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Why I decided to do freelance part-time, and corporate full-time

If you’re considering moving into freelance, well then you’re in luck because it’s a great way for you to learn your field and grow into a business owner. Freelancing has helped me understand so many different realms of business and how to manage my business. Moving into freelance helped socially too because I used to […]

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