Since IndieMade has a great number of handmade artist business owners, I thought I would let you know about a great course taking place at Create a Better Creative Business. Timothy Adam, founder of Handmadeology and long time customer of IndieMade, has teamed up with Lisa Jacobs of Marketing Creativity to deliver an incredible training program for handmade artists and Etsy sellers. We've profiled Tim (and how prolific he is) on our blog - he continues to inspire me personally.
Chicago artisans Kelli Wefenstette and Jessica Duff believe that every Chicago resident should have easy access to quality handmade wares, right in their own neighborhoods. As they grew their own handmade businesses, though, they realized that most craft fairs were concentrated in the same parts of the city, and many were costly for crafters in both time and money.
Novelist Molly Moynahan moved out of her comfort zone and found creative inspiration by attending Gong Lab's Suite for Dreamers.
a guest post by Molly Moynahan
At 50 + I sometimes feel I’ve earned my place on the couch, in bed, watching television or reading Oprah, congratulating myself on my specialness, cat on lap, chocolate at the ready. And then it hits me that I am becoming one of those people I once pitied, inert, pathetic, declining opportunities to be creatively moved to remain static.