7 Books to Improve Your Writing


Blog posts, product descriptions, grants, magazine or trade publication articles or queries to publishers. As a creative business owner you probably find yourself doing a fair bit of writing. Let that sink in for a minute.   You started making jewelry or scarves or whatever and then turned it into a small business. Never in […]

Grant Writing – What You Need to Know

Have you ever considered writing a grant? If not, that’s okay. Many people don’t realize that this is actually an option they can use. If you’ve never written a grant before or don’t know what a grant entails, don’t worry. Gigi Rosenberg’s book The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing is filled with valuable information that’s […]

Special Giveaway + Review of Mark Montano’s Latest Book


If you’ve ever thought of creating a craft book but stopped because you didn’t know how on earth it would ever get published, today’s your lucky day. Mark Montano’s new book, How to Write and Publish a Bestselling Craft Book, is, as the title states, a step-by-step guide to writing, publishing, and promoting a craft […]

3 Articles on Better Blogging for Crafters


Being in the blogging community can be wonderful for the growth and rhythm of your personal blog. Learning from what more established bloggers are doing is the perfect way to gain experience and inspiration to make your own blog successful. Watching the posts that get the biggest response from readers on your favorite blogs is the perfect […]

To Blog or Not To Blog


You’d have to be living on a deserted island not to at least have heard the term “blog.” People have been talking about blogs for the last few years and it’s a form of communication that is not going away. People have used blogs to enhance careers – everyone from from script writing to celebrity […]