How to Draw Yourself Out of a Creative Funk

Malaka Gharib, the author of the coming-of-age graphic memoir “I Was Their American Dream,” shares her tips. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-21 16:56:03 UTC ]
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Creative Industries Federation calls on government to help creative businesses survive

The UK's self-employed creative workforce will be "hit hard", according to the Creative Industries Federation, raising concerns the Chancellor's measures in response to the coronavirus outbreak "fall short of guaranteeing these workers’ income".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 05:26:17 UTC ]
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Creative England to merge with Creative Industries Federation

The Creative Industries Federation is uniting with Creative England to become one organisation, officially launching in spring 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-24 20:42:14 UTC ]
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John Cleese's 'practical and amusing' book on creativity to Hutchinson

Hutchinson has acquired a book by John Cleese offering advice on the nature of the creative process. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 16:21:38 UTC ]
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Socked by virus, comic book industry tries to draw next page

The comic book shop has long been a wall-to-wall repository for tales of world-threatening cataclysms and doomsday dystopias but it has never before been drawn into a fight for survival like the coronavirus pandemic Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-05-01 08:02:52 UTC ]
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Ford to draw keyworker superheroes in Laurence King competition

Laurence King Publishing (LKP) has launched a competition for children to nominate a keyworker they would like illustrator Jason Ford to draw as a superhero. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-29 05:43:41 UTC ]
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Weldon and Shelley join call for government action on creative industries

PRH UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon and Hachette UK c.e.o. David Shelley are among more than 400 leading names from the creative industries warning half the UK's creative businesses could be lost due to the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-27 00:49:47 UTC ]
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Opportunity knocks: how lockdown is opening doors for new creative talent

Aspiring writers and directors now have a rare chance to impress producers and publishers with time on their handsCameras have stopped rolling, book launches are postponed and actors are all “resting”. It looks as if nothing is moving in the world of entertainment and storytelling, yet from... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-18 13:05:09 UTC ]
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University of East Anglia launches 50th anniversary creative writing project

The University of East Anglia (UEA) has announced a major strand of its ambitious CW50 anniversary campaign, which celebrates 50 years of creative writing at UEA.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-01 15:44:04 UTC ]
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Trewin partners with Writing.ie to help authors 'accelerate their creativity' in lockdown

Literary agent Simon Trewin has partnered with Writing.ie – a resource site for unpublished authors – to launch a weekly one-hour show on Facebook Live.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-27 16:09:51 UTC ]
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Authors and publishers get creative as book launches are moved online

In response to the coronavirus outbreak and government advice to socially distance, authors, readers and booksellers are thinking of new, exciting and creative ways to launch their books and keep readers engaged after in-person-events get cancelled.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 11:27:40 UTC ]
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Curbside Pickup. Bicycle Deliveries. Virtual Book Discussions. Amid Virus, Bookstores Get Creative.

“We’re going to operate like a pizza takeout place,” one independent bookstore owner said. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Gmail now allows you to share files from Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe has released a new Gmail add-on to make it easier for Creative Cloud users to share their work over email. The plugin allows you to attach synced files, libraries or mobile creations you have stored on your Creative Cloud account as links. Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-03-05 18:10:00 UTC ]
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Fourth Estate primed for Mantel mania as Wolf Hall trilogy draws to a close

After an eight-year wait, Hilary Mantel’s third Cromwell book finally hit bookshelves this week, hailed by critics as a triumphant finale to what Fourth Estate has called an “extraordinary journey” for both publisher and author. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 02:20:11 UTC ]
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Gave up on your New Year’s resolutions? Recharge your creativity with this no-nonsense advice

Some good f*cking advice for creative roadblocks. So you gave up on your New Year’s resolutions. I’m sorry to hear that. It sounds like you might need some tough love to get back on track. And while I’m not going to give that to you, Jason Bacher, Brian Buirge, and Jason Richburg will.... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-02-22 07:00:34 UTC ]
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Opportunity: Grants for creative projects with the United Arab Emirates

BackgroundIn conjunction with the Sharjah Market Focus at The London Book Fair in March 2020, the British Council will be offering two small grants of £3000 each to UK or UAE based organisations for activity taking place between 16 March and 31 October 2020. Together, the British Council will... Continue reading at British Council global

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3 Creative Ways to Benefit the Bottom Line Beyond Advertising Revenue

Ever-changing external landscapes present both threats and opportunities for media firms. Shifting marketing budgets and the proliferation of free content challenge publishers that rely on advertising and paid subscriptions. Yet the industry is not cowering: the results of Folio:’s 2020... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries open to literature organisations for first time

Leading UK arts funder Jerwood Arts will open the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries from 2020 to 2022 to literature organisations for the first time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-05 00:51:46 UTC ]
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Curtis Brown Creative launches TV serial writing course

The Curtis Brown Creative writing school is launching a new course in writing an original TV drama serial. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-04 05:09:41 UTC ]
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Epica Awards’ Longtime Book Editor on How Creativity Keeps Changing

A jury of advertising journalists from around the world is convening in Amsterdam this week to select the best ads of the year--an honor distinct for two reasons. It's the only show judged by an impartial jury, meaning no brands or agencies vote. And it comes at both the end and the beginning of... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-11-19 22:51:24 UTC ]
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