Once you turn in your story, they'll likely move on to the next project and won't be thinking about the money you're owed. So be proactive about requesting, filling out and returning payment forms like contracts, W-9s and invoices.
Yes, we’re in the 21st Century and nearly everyone — young and old — is communicating via Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, or Tumblr.
When my daughter was born, I remembered words I had forgotten: sunqu, wawa, uripachallay.
A young woman asks an actor how to get into the business, sending the author in search of answers.
If you’re solely a poet or fiction writer, avoid the pursuit of bios and resumes entirely.
Publishing requires teamwork. Keep an honest and respectful dialog with your editor.
It took you two years to write your novel; I will need two months to read it.
Learning to say no might be one little thing we can all do for ourselves, and each other.
UrbanDaddy Chicago Editor Chris LaMorte on the importance of professional freelance pitches.
Also, don’t be so general with a pitch that I have to work to dig up a story. Be specific.
On a set? Getting paid? That’s all gravy. Auditioning is the job, and the work is a perk.
Honesty comes in different flavors: brutal, gentle, tactful, diplomatic, revelatory. Pick your flavor, but don't be an asshole.
Krughoff reads from her story and describes a throw-down with her editor and the rumor that inspired the piece.
The fest pairs performers with hosts to showcase artists in non-traditional venues where the public can discuss art.
With the required licenses a performer can worry less about getting caught in the act.
The biggest challenge is finding out how each child learns, then catering your teaching.
In a general sense, there are three overall types of grants: foundation, corporate and government.
Protection doesn’t prevent anyone from stealing your music; it arms you with ways to reclaim your work and penalize the offender.