UrbanDaddy Chicago Editor Chris LaMorte on the importance of professional freelance pitches.
Also, don’t be so general with a pitch that I have to work to dig up a story. Be specific.
On a set? Getting paid? That’s all gravy. Auditioning is the job, and the work is a perk.
Honesty comes in different flavors: brutal, gentle, tactful, diplomatic, revelatory. Pick your flavor, but don't be an asshole.
Krughoff reads from her story and describes a throw-down with her editor and the rumor that inspired the piece.
The fest pairs performers with hosts to showcase artists in non-traditional venues where the public can discuss art.
With the required licenses a performer can worry less about getting caught in the act.
The biggest challenge is finding out how each child learns, then catering your teaching.
In a general sense, there are three overall types of grants: foundation, corporate and government.
Protection doesn’t prevent anyone from stealing your music; it arms you with ways to reclaim your work and penalize the offender.
Is an internship a job, a class? Opinions on internships often fall along a fault line citing privilege as its division.
How do you write about depression in a way that isn’t depressing? I decided to start small. Instead of "I need help," I wrote "I need a shower."
If you are familiar with my music, you know I’m about styles, patterns and double entendres.
Almost all creative entrepreneurs under-charge their clients ... no one has looked at what it really costs to do the work.
Fiscal sponsorship “allows individual artists and collectives to access fundraising opportunities, financial services, training and mentoring expertise."
The Berne Convention requires uniform baseline protection, but generally this is based on the country of origin.
We discovered we could activate gallery spaces as if they were crime scenes or sites of cruising—of men interacting with men.
The most appealing thing to grantors is demonstrating an ability to develop a realistic and executable plan. Get specific.