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Artists and Family Difficulties

Family life, the creative life, and just plain human life all present their challenges. Do they ever!Today I wanted to invite you to take a look at one of my books, Overcoming Your Difficult Family, a book that can help you a lot with the challenges that come with...

5 Rules for Marketplace Relating

Make sure to get your hands on Connect with Gallery Owners, Curators, Collectors and Customers: An Eric Maisel Solutions Guide to Getting Better at ALL of Your Art Marketplace Relationships. Available now! Relationships in the arts are complicated. You may be very...

Do You Have a Book In You?

Jacob Norby, who is a pal of mine, just invited me to present a workshop at his Heal & Create Writers’ Retreat weekend conference in Marin (which is just north of San Francisco, over the Golden Gate Bridge) that happens the weekend of October 29-30. Catch me there on...

3 More Artists on Completing

[Please take a look at my latest book, Why Smart Teens Hurt. Great for smart, sensitive, creative adults too!} Thank you for your comments on why you find it difficult to complete your creative projects. Here are three more comments. Your comments welcome! Ruth...

3 Artists on Completing

In a recent post, I invited artists to share their thoughts on what stops them from completing their creative work. Here are responses from three artists. Wendy: Either one of two things: The first is the “tangled web” problem–Either it’s not going right, but I can’t...

Were You an Alienated Teenage Artist?

Were you an alienated teenage artist during your teen years? My latest book might really interest you! Many years ago, my son, living in Europe at the time, married a Russian doctor and went to live with her in Siberia. They had a daughter, Katya. My son and his wife...

What Stops You From Completing Your Creative Work?

Do you have trouble completing your creative work? What seems to get in the way? I’m very curious (and I’m working on a book on this subject). If you have some ideas to share about what slows down the completing process for you or what sometimes (or maybe even often)...

For the Teenage Artist in Your Life

My latest book Why Smart Teens Hurt comes out on August 8. I noticed yesterday that the audio book publisher Tantor has produced an audio version of the book. How lovely! They have also created audio book versions of some of my other books, among them The Power of...

Creativity as a Roller-Coaster Ride

[To learn more about anxiety and the creative process, please take a look at Mastering Creative Anxiety, available now!} Given that anxiety is an inevitable part of the creative process, isn’t creating and living the artist’s life a roller-coaster ride of emotions?...

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