A Simple Approach to Writing Book Reviews for Your Blog or Newsletter

Guest blogger Cynthia Morris Here suggests ways to make your book reviews less onerous and more effective. Above all, she says try a recommendation rather than a critical review. [...]

Free Content for Your Blog or Newsletter: Write a Book Review

Guest blogger Cynthia Morris discusses how writing about books can help us both personally and professionally and provides four reasons to consider reviewing books for your blog or newsletter. [...]

Are You Sending Wimpy Cover Letters?

Guest blogger Debby L. Williams discusses three critical aspects to consider when submitting a cover letter to respond to call for entries or applying for a residency or grant. [...]

A Simple Structure for Creating Content

If you’re looking to expand your online presence and influence, content creation is paramount. Here’s a simple 2-step process to follow in creating a content structure. [...]

5 Painless Fixes for a More Potent Artist Statement

I read a lot of artist statements. “Read” is a generous word. Mostly, I endure them. I know you know what I’m talking about. In order to have a more potent artist statement, focus on these 5 things during the editing process. [...]

Mana Is the Magic Behind Selling Your Art

When someone purchases your artwork, they are obtaining a piece of your creativity, a connection to your talent and vision. By interacting with your audience, you share your creative spirit and set up a memorable connection. [...]

How to Write an Art Review

After making my case that more arts writers/reviewers are needed, I wanted to offer five tips on how to write about other artists’ exhibits. [...]

Why You Need to Write About Art

Consider becoming an arts writer/reviewer of other artists’ work. Writers are needed in the art ecosystem as critics and reviewers shape taste and are the gatekeepers that decide what is worthy of attention. Most importantly, the more you write about any art, the better you will become at writing about your own art. [...]

3 Things Artists Can Do to Connect with More Art Buyers

Whitney Ferré

Every piece of original art has tremendous energy. It vibrates with the colors and intentions you created. Share this with your audience and you are not only creating an object they can see, but one they can experience. [...]

Secrets for Becoming More Approachable: Audio Interview

Scott Ginsberg

Artists must nurture excellent communication skills, be approachable, and learn how to handle the opportunities that arise for obtaining gallery representation and selling to buyers. I called on Scott Ginsberg of “Hello My Name is Scott” fame to talk with me about how we can do a better job of this. [...]