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Real Artists Don't Starve

Real Artists Don't Starve Timeless Strategies for Thriving in the New Creative Age

By Jeff Goins
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.3 Stars

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On 8/18 Batch of Books wrote: I read The Art of Work by this same author back when it first came out and really enjoyed it. I lent it to all my friends. Since I enjoyed that book so much, I was pretty excited to read Jeff Goins’s next book, especially when I saw what it was about. I love books about creative entrepreneurship. ... Real Artists Don’t Starve Offers Great Advice for Creative People

Batch of Books' Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/16 Viola wrote: When Tolkien began a new book called The New Hobbit, he got stuck after he'd written a few chapters. He asked his good friend C.S. Lewis to lunch and told him his problem. Lewis told him that 'hobbits are only interesting when they're in un-hobbit like situations'. Without that statement, we may never ... A Great Book To Read For Artists

Viola's Rating:

3 Stars

On 8/15 Jon Gibson wrote: It seems that there has been a myth that has been perpetuated in our culture and many cultures. That myth is that real artists starve. In order to truly be successful as an artist, you need to have suffered for your art and struggled. Jeff Goins would disagree. In his latest book, “Real Artists Don’t ... Dispelling the Rumors

Jon Gibson's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/8 Dan Greegor wrote: There is this understanding that most artists can’t make it in the real world. A few may make it big but most will scrap and claw to just survive. So goes this thought…until now. Jeff Goins, in his new book Real Artists Don’t Starve, blows away this false understanding that most artists will ... Real Artists Don’t Starve by Jeff Goins

Dan Greegor's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/2 solideogloria wrote: To be knowledgeable about literature, to be experienced in masterpieces of art, and to be conscious of dimensions of music earns a person the title of cultured, refined, and even sophisticated. However, artists themselves occupy a unique place in our society. Many are considered eccentric, some are fascinating, ... Real Artists Don't Starve ~ A Book Review

solideogloria's Rating:

3 Stars

On 8/1 Hanna Lei wrote: Real Artists Don’t Starve by Jeff Goins Bestselling author and creativity expert Jeff Goins dismantles the myth that being creative is a hindrance to success by revealing how an artistic temperament is in fact a competitive advantage in the marketplace. For centuries, the myth of the starving artist ... Real Artists Don’t Starve, Book Review

Hanna 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/27 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “Real Artists Don’t Starve” by Jeff Goins The phrase or notion that an artist is a starving artist is one we hear almost the minute we enter any field of creativity whether that is writing, music or painting. Inside these pages you will find examples of people who have ... Real Artists Don't Starve

sexy_muse's Rating:

4 Stars

On 7/23 CTdeF wrote: veryone is familiar with the idea of the starving artist, but have you heard of the thriving artist? Using the life story of Michelangelo Buonarotti as inspiration, Jeff Goins debunks that starving artist myth and presents a new paradigm in which would-be starving artists become thriving artists. Although ... Time to debunk that starving artist myth

CTdeF's Rating:

3 Stars

On 7/20 Ryan Scott wrote: Disclaimer: I was given a free copy of this book for the purpose of review. My integrity is not for sale. Those who know me well are aware a free book isn't enough to assuage my cutting honesty. If I've failed to write a bad review, it has nothing to do with the source of the material and only with ... Real Artists Don't Starve by Jeff Goins

Ryan's Rating:

3 Stars

On 7/19 Serving Joyfully wrote: Jeff Goins knows what he's talking about. He has done it, and he offers some great insight in this book to help other artists and creatives learn to find out what their target market needs and meet those needs in a way that serves the market, fulfills the artist, and pays the bills. This book is very ... Real Artists Don't starve {Book Review}

Serving Joyfully's Rating:

4 Stars