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Why You Should Do National Novel Writing Month
“There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.” ― W. Somerset Maugham We all have busy lives, but making time for your craft is vital to your future as a creative writer. National Novel Writing Month is one of those events that pushes you to make that time and write that first draft of the novel idea you've been sitting on.
10 Quotes From Women Writers That Will Get You Writing Everyday
The process of putting words on paper can be extremely discouraging, which is why I am constantly looking for writing advice. Whether you’re trying to put your first words down on a blank page, get inspired, or get over writer’s block, check out these ten quotes from women who are absolute masters at their craft and prepare to feel enlightened.
What Working in the Film & TV Industry is Really Like
Working in an industry that the world views as glamorous has quite its perks. However, it has more downsides to its pros. It also has a dark side.
Stepping into the Co-CEO Seat
As someone who has been in ‘the industry’ as long as I have, I have borne witness to good teams, bad teams, mismanaged teams, productive teams, and everything in between. After nearly a full year as a member of the Creatd team (first as COO, and now as co-CEO and Board member) I can say that our team’s most formidable quality is its openness to change; it's the way in which capabilities are reshaped to meet the evolving needs of our creators and other stakeholders, all while maintaining our core DNA and methodology in everything we do.
6 Tips to Ace Phone Screening Interviews
In the wonderful world of Zoom, there are still some businesses that start with the old-fashioned phone screening. If your calendar is just full of phone screenings and no in-person interviews, it’s time to step up your game.
Series I'm Loving by Vocal Creators
I was drawn to Vocal by the Challenges. I was a writer in remission but thanks to Vocal, I'm currently experiencing a creative flare up. It is so nice to have that all over itch for writing again. It had been gone from my life way too long. Vocal is an awesome place to showcase creative works. And that brings me to the showcasing part.
Forget Insta-Famous. Aspire to be Vocal-Famous.
Lana Turner had the drugstore; James Bay had Youtube; Winnie Harlow had Instagram, and for many of us writing online, we're hoping someday someone will write So&So had Vocal.
Why It's Okay to Hate Your Job
The Current Global Work Crisis In 2019, Gallup identified that 85% of Americans were unhappy in their job (and this was pre-pandemic times - yikes).
Certified bookworm, new writer, hopeful dreamer, passionate traveler, cat lover, life enthusiast
Introduction Hi there! I’m Ana Maria Radulescu, but I go by A.M.Radulescu, a subconscious nod to the Potterhead within me. As a teenager, I used to spend most of my money on fantasy and Sci-Fi books. Even back then my dream was to one day see my name on a library display. And even though life took a different course for about 15 years I never forgot that yearning, and I never stopped reading. I guess other things needed to happen first, to mold me into the person I am today and for that journey, I will always be grateful.
Vocal Subscribe: Say Hello to Your Audience!
Since we joined the Vocal platform a little over a year ago, the platform has continued to develop its design, features, and functions available for both creators and their audiences. The Vocal Team have gone to great lengths to listen to their users, and despite writing on the platform for a short amount of time, we have had multiple opportunities to have our voices heard and help to shape Vocal into a platform that provides us with the tools necessary to continue to create. From surveys to reward-based interactions, it’s clear that the creators on Vocal have a base understanding of what they need as creators, and the Vocal team are quick to respond to their suggestions. I am thus delighted to share my evaluation of arguably one of the most sought-after features on the platform – allowing audiences to subscribe to their favourite creators.
Huge Changes Coming to the Medium Partner Program: My 3 Issues With This
August has been a hell of a month for writers. a lot has happened. First Medium handed out their last bonus. In the same vein, they announced and started the new writers challenge with $100K worth of price money.
Vocal Creators I'm Loving: 10 Creators I Subscribed To The Moment The Feature Dropped
It's here, and I can't imagine living without it. What was life like yesterday, blissfully unaware of my favorite creators posting into oblivion as I floated through my day? How did I survive, so unfulfilled and oblivious of the brilliance they released on the regular?