Making Your Passion a Profession

You're a gearhead. You love motorcycles. You're never happier than when you are attacking the open road, feeling the wind whoosh around you. You also have a passion for photography. You become a professional photographer of motorcycles. Marc Bondarenko of Birmingham, Alabama, is a classic example of a creative who has turned a passion into …

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Celebrating Rejection

Celebrate your accomplishments. Persevere over rejection. Creatives hear this advice with stunning frequency. But we all know rejection sucks. Rejection comes with being a creative, certainly so with writers. Rejection by editors. Rejection by agents. Rejection by potential employers, or worse, existing employers. Rejection by readers. When I attended the AWP writer's conference in February, …

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Creativity Tweets of the Week – 4/1/11

It may be April 1st, but we don't fool around at The Artist's Road. Instead we provide you unadulterated wisdom on creativity and writing along with a dash of inspiration in the form of links I tweeted this week. So get ready for a wild ride, or as Jimmy Fallon says in channeling Charlie Sheen, …

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