Sam Miller: Taking it to the Next Level

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| New York, NY | | 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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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

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

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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…

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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

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| New York, NY | | 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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It’s a Dog-Eat-Dog Art World

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| New York, NY | | 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

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

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| 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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