Contract - Pyragraph

Contracts and Agreements 101

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 1 Comment

The more that you are actively working in your field — whether that means writing for magazines, playing music at clubs, hosting gallery events or building furniture for a hotel — the more you’ll find yourself needing to execute contracts with other businesses and people.

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Keeping the Ink Flowing

Marianne
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Do you dip your pen in company ink? I know what you’re thinking. Of course, not! Who would be so foolish, right?

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Dear Rich: Can I Theatricize ‘Hoarders’?

Rich Stim
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Generally, novelists and dramatists can get away with fictionalizing real life people and events without permission.

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Peri Pakroo, Author and Coach - Pyragraph

The Lowdown on Business Legal Structures

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

When you’re making money — even just scraps — from your creative work not as an employee of some other company, guess what: You’re running a business.

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Seven Steps to Survive a Long-Term Project

Jeff Nitzberg
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For anyone who is stuck in a long-term project, or just starting one, I’ve put together a list of advice that, in hindsight, I wish I knew from the get go.

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Rich Stim

Dear Rich: Is It Too Late to Collect Judgment From Magazine?

Rich Stim
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If the Dear Rich Staff was in your position, we’d probably give up on the $800.

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Pyragraph Brains by Edie Everette

What happens in Austin…

Sage Harrington
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

Maybe we as artists and performers are undervalued. But we try to make it work financially, anyway, because it’s so much fun.

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How to Contact a Gallery

Eva Avenue
| St. Pete, FL | | 1 Comment

If you apply to a gallery, you’re basically applying for a job, and every gallery is going to be different.

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Pyragraph Brains by Edie Everette

It’s a Dog-Eat-Dog Art World

Eva Avenue
| St. Pete, FL | | 1 Comment

Artists do not share secrets if they have a lead on something or they’ve found something works for them.

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You Can Hone How You Handle Your Audience

Eva Avenue
| St. Pete, FL | | 0 Comments

A website with your work on it can’t be the only way to carry your art career into the big time.

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Sage Harrington

My Pomplamoose Revelation: or Why It’s So Exciting To Be a Musician Today

Sage Harrington
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 4 Comments

What Pomplamoose has helped me realize is that a different kind of musical career path can be cultivated.

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Bancomat in Italy - Pyragraph

Standing at an ATM in Italy

Marianne
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How things have changed in four short years! So now, what do I do? Go back to waiting tables? Work in an office? Have a boss?!

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Merch Table Basics

Rennie Sparks
| | 4 Comments

It may feel awkward actually taking money from your fans. Get over it. This money helps you keep going. Every purchase is a vote to keep your music alive.

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This Is the Job

Ben Forgey
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Boutique hotel on Bequia island in the Grenadines, southern tail of the Caribbean. Make mirrors. Make chandeliers. Of course, there must be negotiations.

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Billy McCall

The Ups and Downs of Having a Day Job

Billy McCall
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 2 Comments

Achieving your dream of [insert dream here] will most likely also include a day job. Or a night job. Or a day and a night job. Or any job you can find.

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Pyragraph Brains by Edie Everette

Don’t Just Do Something — Sit There!

Jeff Nitzberg
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It’s rare when you get the time to just sit with your thoughts and do nothing else.

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