WFH Companions

WFH Companions

WFH Companions Lotte Lenya in Mother Courage WFH is lonely and can be melancholy. Hanging possessions in your home workspace that project a narrative that has meaning for you will tangibly boost your confidence, help you to apply yourself to the task, and feel...
Five Tips for a Revealing Celebrity Interview

Five Tips for a Revealing Celebrity Interview

Five Tips for a Revealing Celebrity Interview Talking to Ellen Kushner novelist and performer Below is a list of some of the ‘names’ I’ve interviewed. It’s a fun list to think about in lieu of counting sheep when I can’t nod off. Beyond that, it’s a useful way to...
Color Guard

Color Guard

Color Guard The Tape you have to leave out. The Tape you can Never Forget. The Tape that blinds you. Sometimes you arrive at an interview where you feel relaxed and prepared and are looking forward to a chat with professionals. It’s the point in the process of making...
Flow

Flow

I am still ruminating about the idea of how we know if a work is any good but looking at it through the work of psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. He gives us another wonderful way to judge the process of making art. He suggests you ask yourself, was I in the flow?...
Is It Any Good?

Is It Any Good?

Artists often ask: how do I know my work is any good? It’s difficult because the criteria we each use to define ‘good’, is different. And we might think of it differently on different occasions. Will it sell? Will it get a peer review? Will my friends and family think...