How to Feel Miserable as an Artist

How to Feel Miserable as an Artist
(Or, what not to do, underline any that currently apply)

1. Constantly compare yourself to other artists.
2. Talk to your family about what you do and expect them to cheer you on.
3. Base the success of your entire career on one project.
4. Stick with what you know.

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What Drives You?

I did a personality quiz on BlogThings. Some of you will grimace in pain at just the mention of this site but… don’t take too many things as nonsense. You never know what you might learn or where an idea will come from. I found something that has made me think on a BlogThings quiz. I’m not ashamed to admit it.… Read the rest

Bugs Made me do It

I posted this to my Facebook status tonight:

I was going to get to bed, before 3:AM even, but there is a really big flying bug in my room now. He is hiding out behind my books on the shelves. But I just know it will come out to attack as soon as I am in bed and have the light turned off.

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Add a Blog Review to your Email Signature

Another reason to get someone to give your blog a fabulous review: promotion of your blog in your email or web forum signature.

Email signatures are very underused. Even my own just has the bare essentials with links to this site and which is part landing page and part shop of curiousities for me. What I could do is add a review of my blog.… Read the rest