Real Artists Don't Starve

Real Artists Don't Starve

Timeless Strategies for Thriving in the New Creative Age

Book - 2017
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You don't have to choose between a creative life and a prosperous one. Goins believes we live in an era of unprecedented opportunity, and invites readers to drop the myths and flat-out lies that have been drilled into them. Real artists don't starve-- they thrive. And you can, too.
Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee : Nelson Books, an imprint of Thomas Nelson, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780718086268
Branch Call Number: 331.702 G561r 2017
Characteristics: xix, 231 pages ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Real artists do not starve


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Jeff Goins talks about the myth of the lone genius brooding away in his studio and why artists need their own tribes to succeed. Find out how to get your work noticed and demand to be paid what your work is worth. He dives into the mindset of the artist, potential markets, how to set your fees, a... Read More »

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Jan 13, 2018

Yes, great advice. And I recommend - Jeff Goins' earlier book, " The Art of Work: A Proven Path To Discovering What You Were Meant To Do " Nelson, 2015

It should be on the VPL's List ASAP! Inspirational, subtle, and many deep insights for any one, as well as outstanding interviews/examples.

Sep 05, 2017

Excellent book - I wish this had of existed when I was young and my parents shunned my artistic abilities and desire to live a creative life. However, it is never too late to bring back the real me, and this book helped show the way.


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