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Dear Rich: Is Gallery Liable for Artist Infringement?

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Clothing designs are not protected under copyright law and resale is permitted under the first sale doctrine.

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Talkin’ Trash on Chicago’s Art Scene with the Peanut Gallery

| St. Pete, FL | | 5 Comments

Immediacy is the new medium. Back when people didn’t have a million distractions, they had all the time and attention span in the world to make a painting.

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Fort Hobo by Rocky Norton

Scarred, Happy and Proud

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

Like most people, I’ve got a number of scars, each with its own story. Each reminds me of the challenges and triumphs presented to us on a daily basis.

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Learning to Write at America’s Finest News Source

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Take all that you learned in J school about inverted pyramid, ledes and sourcing, and on top of that try to be funny. It’s not easy at all.

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Lookin’ Sharp in Lo-Fi

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People are too caught up with the quality of their image while forgetting the story it tells or the feelings it invokes.

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I Am An Artist #1

| Index, WA, US | | 9 Comments

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

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Dear Rich: Want to Publish Letters from Sci-Fi Writer

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Do I have the right to reproduce in my book a copy of the envelope that these letters arrived in?

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Pyragraph Brains by Edie Everette

I Am a Writer Now

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

How does an artist pursue their dream while also paying rent? For me the answer lies within these three concepts: discipline, routine, and passion.

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Sam Miller: Taking it to the Next Level

| St. Pete, FL | | 5 Comments

The assertively patient Miller is from the school of thought where you don’t allow yourself a backup plan to fall on. He goes after what he wants and gets it, all the while feeling like he hasn’t achieved anything particularly special.

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Pyragraph Brains by Edie Everette

Dead Can’t Dance, part 1

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Why would someone who freely writes about the most private things in her life feel panicky when asked about those very things in public?

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Streamlining My Gear

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I downsized not because I’m grumpy about hauling gear, but because I learned over time that it doesn’t matter if the photography is perfect.

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Dear Rich: Can Band Leader Sign Contract for Band?

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Only the leader of the band signed, not the rest of us. Is he the only one bound by the agreement? Will he be the only one who gets recording income?

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Do It Anyway

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The point of this story is not to encourage you to play every beer store or to boast about our huge fan base of terminally ill people.

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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

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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’?

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

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