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What’s the difference between coaching and mentoring?

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, January 04, 2018

Coaching and mentoring are two very useful but different approaches to solving problems in your professional creative career, though. So which do you need?

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What are your creative career dreams for 2018?

Sheila Chandra - Monday, January 01, 2018

New Year is the time to get focused on the creative career you've always wanted. Can I help?

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How to reduce the number of drafts it takes to finish your non-fiction book

Sheila Chandra - Friday, December 15, 2017

Refining is good but 100s of revisions can leave you feeling confused and dispirited. Here's how you can make revisions efficient...

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4 ways being an artist can endanger your relationship

Caspar Lucksted - Friday, November 17, 2017

Being an artist can both stress and endanger your relationship in many ways. Here’s how to avoid the pitfalls….

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Why mentoring is essential for artists

Caspar Lucksted - Friday, November 17, 2017

Nascent artists often do not recognize their capacity to be professional artists without the recognition of their peers. Who helped you at the start of your career?

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Why artists need to connect their home and work lives

Caspar Lucksted - Friday, November 17, 2017

Your physical energy, capacity to concentrate, peace of mind and emotional health are all resources that are essential to creative work. Are you cultivating yours?

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The artist’s emotional green room

Caspar Lucksted - Thursday, November 16, 2017

Your favourite artist may seem to be larger than life – a little bit ‘magic’. But all working artists know the truth. We’re just human and this is how we recharge.

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How to write a proposal (or funding application)

Caspar Lucksted - Thursday, November 16, 2017

Writing a proposal or funding application is often one of the hardest things creative people have to do. The trouble is, whether writing a brochure, pitch pack or even a dating profile, sooner or later we have to ‘sell ourselves’ in print.

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How to handle touring absences from your partner

Caspar Lucksted - Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Touring absences from your partner can bring up all sorts of resentments and jealousies. Here are some expert tips for making sure they never arise.

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