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What is art licensing?

Can artists be earners? Artists can be earners. You might have seen my Twitter post (@SacramentoRobin) about working in NYC for a day at Capsule Gallery Auctions. It is owned by artists (my clients) who have found a way to earn a living through curation and sales of other people’s art collections. As a creative…

October 6, 2021
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Read more books. Read all the books.

Read more books. Read all the books. I want to read all the books. I receive book recommendations every day, from publishers, from indie booksellers, from IndieBound.org, from Goodreads, from friends and colleagues. They want me to read more books, and I desperately want to comply. Reading is a joy. It is also, for me,…

July 2, 2021
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Transitions and the Dragonfly Spirit

Pandemic perspectives from the empty nest The seasons are transitioning and flocks of migrating songbirds are coming through Sacramento. Gorgeous cedar waxwings, with a stripe of yellow at their tail, and lovely mountain bluebirds gobble up winter berries.  These days, I’ve been spending a lot of time birdwatching, and working in my day job (as…

May 13, 2021
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Style Guide Booklet, Re-released, Receives first Rave Review

I received a nice review on my revised, re-released EFA Publications booklet, originally published as an ebook only in 2017 with a slightly different title. This was a fun booklet to write, and revising it gave me the opportunity to see whether my own process has remained consistent over the years and make tweaks where…

April 7, 2021
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Reflections on the 2020 Publications Campaign

My Role as Publications Director Back in September 2019, I took on a new volunteer role for the Editorial Freelancers Association as the director of the Publications committee, and in January of this year, invited all members of the EFA to submit proposals to the 2020 Booklet Campaign. We received excellent proposals and ultimately spent…

October 20, 2020
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