Pyragraph Brains by Edie Everette

4 Things to Know When Applying for a Reporting Job

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Even if you are a social media maven who gets tons of web traffic, your work will be useless if you can’t report and write and if you don’t have great news judgment.

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Big girl pants

Where’d I Put My Big Girl Pants?

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If we want to be working writers, the only thing that really matters is that we keep showing up.

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Decaying Hollywood by Bob Beecher

Honesty Won’t Fly In Hollywood

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I went straight to work in Alex Cox’s production office after that disastrous brush with classic Hollywood mania. I was glad.

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Booking

I Wear Many Hats, Vol. I

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I don’t want to admit how many shows I’ve failed to book (at least two) because of simple negligence of my email inbox.

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Ferraris on Ice - Edie Everette - Pyragraph

How to Write a Music Video Treatment: ‘Ferraris On Ice’

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It’s a simple, effective way to organize and communicate your ideas, and is an essential skill to have in the film business.

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Sample Assignment Agreements for Obtaining Music Rights A Pyragraph Premium resource

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Below you’ll find two sample copyright assignments: 1) a basic all-purpose assignment; and 2) an assignment specifically for musicians playing on recordings.

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Valentine

Dear Rich: Can Artist Copyright Art and Text Together?

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You can copyright a combination of images and text, even if the text by itself is not copyrightable.

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Sample Assignment Agreements for Obtaining Music Rights

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Below you’ll find two sample copyright assignments: 1) a basic all-purpose assignment; and 2) an assignment specifically for musicians playing on recordings.

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Black moor goldfish

Films for Free, or How I Stopped Worrying About the Budget and Got On Craigslist

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Your dollars will go further and you might come up with something you’d never imagined, like a film about a one-eyed fish who paints chairs with shampoo.

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My geeky analog spreadsheet

My Geeky Analog Checklist

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It shows me, in a series of clean black and red lines, what I’m spending my time on. It challenges me to remember what I actually want to spend time on.

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Photo by Marcel Oosterwijk

El Anatsui: Generator of Ideas

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Let yourself think big and then bigger still. Expand your impact.

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Offending an Editor 101

I Am An Artist #2

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From Edie Everette’s “I Am An Artist” series.

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Inga Muscio

Dead Can’t Dance, part II

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In order to create, to really write from your heart, you must have access to all parts of your heart.

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True love is worth waiting for

Love’s Unloving Battlefield

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This post, using Grenville Zuzax’s stand-up lament on marriage, is dedicated to the battle scars love leaves behind.

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Love Cigarettes

Happy Valentine’s Day from Sam Miller & the Whole Music Industry of Seattle

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It’s fun to use lit cigarettes in photos with blue puffed-up smoke in the air swirling in front of a black backdrop.

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Self-Portrait as the Eye of a Middle-Aged Man

It’s Valentine’s Day, and Painter Laila Cola Weeks’ Birthday

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These works physically draw you in like they’re eye magnets, and then they become heart and brain magnets.

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