I have realized that the stories we tell ourselves can hold a lot of power. They can be a positive or negative force in our lives. Everyone has a personal narrative, whether they're aware of it or not. Those influence our feelings and actions. Cultures tell themselves stories. Origin stories, to explain why things are … Continue reading Stories We Tell Ourselves
There has been a lot of internet chat about creatives being expected to work for free, or for exposure. I attended a writers conference this weekend, where an editor made a good point. He pointed out that the query letter is a professional letter, because you have a product which needs to be sold. You … Continue reading Free or Reasonable?