We’re happy to welcome back A. L. Michael for another guest post today. Andi is currently writing her next novel (due to be published soon) and is also teaching workshops on Writing for Wellbeing. If you’re in London she has a workshop coming up on Saturday 26 April. Check out all the details here —————————— […]
Wise Words From Ernest Holmes
Guest Post: Is Your Creative Work Making You Feel Good?
The Artistic Paradox – Finding Space to Hold Both Faith and Pragmatism
Since my last post where we talked about Karl Marx and getting closer to the means of production, I have been looking for examples of this around me. This morning, while catching up on recorded TV, the above credits flashed up on my screen. I was watching a recent episode of Season Four of Suits and […]
What the heck IS a creative entrepreneur, after all?
I was writing a funding application the other day for my PHD and in my opening sentence I referred to creative entrepreneurs. Andrew challenged me: What exactly do you mean by that? How would you define that? I struggled. Which is funny because I have an MA in Creative Entrepreneurship, I write a blog about […]
My Bento Box Love Affair (Why it May be the Ideal Creative Helper)
It’s not often that I fall head over heels in love with an object, but recently I have a new love in my life… my bento box. Why? Well, as we have been discussing this autumn, how you manage your finances is a huge contributor to your ability to be creative. Manage your money well, […]
Guest Post: The Post University Blogger (P.U.B.)…. Is a Grocery Shopping Guru
This week we welcome back Annie Harris for another guest blog – a continuation in exploring how a 20-something emerging artist juggles her creative projects and her limited finances and finds creative freedom through sound money management. Over to Annie….. ——————————————— In my view, I’m getting old. I’m at the ripe old age of 23 […]
Guest Blog: The Power of Knowing Who You Are and What You Do: And What that Means for your Money.
Hello! This week we have another guest blog from A. L. Michaels. Always glad to welcome her voice here at The Thriving Creative. Without any further ado… ————————————- After having a conversation with a friend who’s recently become a self-employed artist- and as yet, has not freaked out about the insecurity and living day to […]
Guest Blog: Post University Blogger (P.U.B.) is …a Smart and Savvy Saver
Welcome back to Annie to tell us more about how she manages her money as a creative 20-something. Once again it’s fantastic to hear from her. Now over to Annie…. —————————————————- Hope you’ve all been well since my last blog post. Did you implement any of the techniques I told you about? Let me know […]
Guest Blog: Let the Numbers Tell the Story
We welcome back A. L. Michaels who catches us up on how her money diet is going… ———————————————————– Numbers tell a story, and as a writer, that’s the only thing that’s getting me through this necessary reigning in of my spending. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not an extravagant spender by any means (though I’m […]