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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: 4.64 Stars

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On 6/27 Sarah Geringer wrote: I'm a big fan of Jeff Goins. His blog and online courses have powerfully shaped my writing career. Since I'm an artist as well as a writer, I was eager to learn what Jeff has to say in this book. I'm only a few dozen pages into this book, and I am enjoying it immensely. As a creative person, I've often ... Inspiration to join the new creative renaissance

Sarah's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/23 durough wrote: In Real Artists Don’t Starve: Timeless Strategies for Thriving in the New Creative Age, author Jeff Goins encourages artists of all varieties to forget what he calls “the myth of the starving artist” and start making steps toward being a “thriving artist.” I imagine many readers may find at ... Anecdotal cherry picking (but may be encouraging)

durough's Rating:

3 Stars

On 6/22 Benda @ Coffee Tea Books and Me wrote: In this latest book by Jeff Goins, subtitled "Timeless Strategies for Thriving in the New Creative Age", the author opens with new research that breaks apart a myth.  That being that Michelangelo was not a starving artist.  In fact, the new research shows he became quite wealthy in his work ... Real Artists Don't Starve, a review

Benda @ Coffee Tea Books and Me's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/21 Nancy Famolari wrote: Allowing yourself the freedom to be a creative artist is something everyone should feel free to enjoy. This book offers strategies for how to get there. I completely agree with the ideas of learning your craft, being prudent and disciplined, working with others, stealing from the masters, and using old ... Real Artists May Not Starve, but They May Not Get Rich

Nancy's Rating:

4 Stars

On 6/19 Ben wrote: The proposition of Real Artists Don't Starve (2017, Thomas Nelson) is intriguing. It begins with a shocking discovery about Renaissance artist Michelangelo. While he may be seen as the stereotypical "starving artist," he was actually paid a fortune for his murals on the Sistine Chapel. This led ... Review: Real Artists Don't Starve

Ben's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/18 Nathan Albright wrote: A good lesson from this book is that real douchebags shouldn't write books.  Generally speaking, it is not wise for someone to insult their targeted audience--in this case creative types--and this author demonstrates throughout this book that while he has some good points to make that he needs a bit ... Book Review: Real Artists Don't Starve

Nathan's Rating:

4 Stars

On 6/17 Pairen Farsno wrote: This book was very creative and aspiring and compelling to read that also bring us understand more about to being an artist isn't an either/or decision when is comes to money in the world that we are all living with the digital high technology had been trying to making money and do thing that you like ... Real Artists Don't Starve

Pairen's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/15 Mark Wheeler wrote: If you major in art, you’ll starve! If you want to be a writer, you’ll never make a decent living! These are two of the myths that most of us have heard growing up. And they are the myths that author Jeff Goins wants to eradicate in his latest book, Real Artists Don’t Starve: Timeless Strategies ... Take a Risk and Become an Artist

Mark's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/13 Zachary_Houle wrote: Are you a painter, a writer, a start-up founder or a cabinet maker? Wondering how to avoid not paying the rent while you pursue your craft? Well, that’s where Jeff Goins’ Real Artists Don’t Starve comes in. The book offers 12 strategies to create your art, promote your art and make money from your ... Real Artists Don't Starve

Zachary_Houle's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/13 cassandra95011 wrote: I received a complimentary copy. Cassandra's Review- Depending on who you give this book to and how they are linked to the topic, this outcome could be very different as far as liking it or not. It is well written with the author getting his personal thoughts through to the reader. If you have no ... Real Artists Don't Starve by Jeff Goins Review

cassandra95011's Rating:

5 Stars