Friends, I have an event on Sunday at Shadowbox Studio in Durham, NC. See the publicity blurb below, and below that some of the notes that I'm making for the opening remarks. Tickets are still available and if you are local, I'd love to see you there and get your input! Thanks, t PUBLICITY BLURB:… Continue reading RESPECT THE WORK on July 8
Listen here. It's up. Lemme know what you think. How do you define success for yourself? How has that changed? (Read my anxiety about putting up this episode here!)
“I'm afraid I can't explain myself, sir. Because I am not myself, you see?” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland NOT YET, anyway. I'm working on it. I'm preparing a solo podcast episode that will launch on Monday and it's scaring the shit out of me. Episode 029 of Artist Soapbox will begin with "I'm… Continue reading The exposure of a solo episode on success
[Scroll down to read an actual excerpt from the talk I'm planning to give] I'm speaking live on April 13 at 9:00 pm, after HONEST PINT’S performance of THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY! THE PRESS & INFO: Tamara Kissane is presenting for HOME BREW, “a series featuring NC artists, writers, musicians, and actors sharing… Continue reading Refining and defining success: my first talk!
This is Part II of a blogversation on the Artist Soapbox site about comparing ourselves to other artists. Read Part I, by Mara Thomas too. ** Over churros at Cocoa Cinnamon, Mara and I spent some time talking about what she termed “low-frequency comparison.” Low-frequency comparison is the kind of comparison you use to make… Continue reading The benefits of comparison
Friends, Take a break? Take a poll. Four questions, anonymous, helpful to 2018 planning. A quick and easy good deed for your day! Artist Soapbox First Inaugural Four Quick Question Poll -- here! Creating a podcast is a little like talking into the void. The relationship can feel one-sided. I'm aiming for a genuine conversation;… Continue reading Poll closes on Thursday at 5:03pm
When I uploaded the first episode of Artist Soapbox on September 1, I didn't know what to expect. Now, five weeks later, the podcast has built increasing momentum and has the potential to soar. With minimal advertising (some Facebook posting), Artist Soapbox already has 200 unique listeners which has translated to hundreds of downloaded episodes. I believe… Continue reading The launch
Announcements like bursts of confetti for you. #1: [Not exactly an announcement -- I just need tooth-courage STAT.] I gotta get my wisdom teeth removed in October, and I'm scared of the sedation. Cuz I like to control when I go unconscious, and I don't like to wake up bloody. I'm not alone in that, right? #2:… Continue reading Teeth extraction, boot-strapping, social media-mania and other announcements
Welcome to my learning curve! Ten days ago, I launched my first ever interview podcast via the Artist Soapbox. Today, I published my first solo podcast! WOOT. In the solo episode, I discuss three ways to support a creative process (based on my conversation with Mara Thomas in Episode 001) and I answer FAQs about Artist… Continue reading Going solo: a bumpy ride
ARTIST SOAPBOX has been launched! Wheeee! BIG NEW THING: I recorded a podcast, and I'm so excited that I couldn't wait to share it. Seriously, I am SO excited. It took me an embarrassing number of hours to edit and put the first darn thing online, but I did it. It ain't perfect, but that's… Continue reading I podcasted, and I liked it.