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Rest: The Ultimate Creativity Boost

Writers and other creatives really are their own worst enemies.

Have you noticed that? Isn’t it crazy? We are always the first people to criticize our work, run ourselves into the ground striving for impossible perfection, and just generally try to do¬† 720 more words


Where to start...

If I learned one thing from setting up a small creative business, it is that you have to stop thinking too much and just start doing the things you like and learn by making many many mistakes. 380 more words

Meet a Speaker: Tara Swiger

Tara Swiger is the author of Market Yourself, a system for creating a marketing plan for your craft business. She began her entrepreneurial journey as a yarn-maker, and quit her day job in 2009 to be a full-time maker. 241 more words


Countdown to the Con: What to Pack

Midwest Craft Con is just one week away! If you’re anything like us, you’re probably used to making lists on lists on lists to keep your business, creative projects and private life somewhat organized. 550 more words


Welcome to Behind the Scenes...

Hello there! I’m Katy: artist, designer, teacher, stay-at-home mum and juggler of all things work/family/creative. Over the last 6 months I’ve started my fledgling business¬† 220 more words


Meet a Speaker: Mei Pak

Mei Pak is a marketing strategist guiding and supporting small and creative business owners. She helps makers, artists and designers create more buzz for their business at… 315 more words


Overcoming the Fear of Failure: Every Creative's Battle

Recently I was writing down answers for an online author challenge called #authorconfession (see my blog post on writer hashtag communities on the Crosshair Press page) and I came across an interesting question. 827 more words