Masterclass in Organizing for Creative People

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, November 09, 2017

I gave a masterclass to workshop creative people's career issues at Foyles' flagship store in London in August. Find the link to it here...

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Help! I don’t know when I’m going to feel like creating…

Sheila Chandra - Monday, April 03, 2017

Smart artists don’t just create when they feel like creating. Find out how to create good work even when you don’t.

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