The Creative Independent New here?
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Care as the engine of empathy

Anne Ishii and Angela Garbes
August 16, 2021
A pep talk for doing it yourself

René Kladzyk
December 23, 2020
A Soft Manifesto

Cortney Cassidy
September 24, 2020
19 things I’d tell people contemplating starting a record label (after running one for 19 years)

Alec Hanley Bemis
June 4, 2020
On the power of mutual aid publishing during crisis

Paul Soulellis
April 29, 2020
So, am I a writer yet?

Caits Meissner
April 15, 2020
On love in confinement

Carissa Potter
March 26, 2020
On growing through chaos

Angeline Gragasin
March 11, 2020
On getting over imposter syndrome

Emma Warren
February 19, 2020
On responding to negative feedback: Walking with a broken foot

Amy Klein
October 2, 2019
Help us build the future music industry we want and need

René Kladzyk
July 17, 2019
The Trap

Charles Curran
June 18, 2019
How to survive being laid off

Anupa Mistry
June 12, 2019
On the peaks and pitfalls of being a songwriter in a band

Miki Berenyi
March 28, 2019
Ioanna Gika on what she has learned so far from being a professional musician

Ioanna Gika
February 27, 2019
Writer Michael Carroll on doing it in public

Michael Carroll
February 21, 2019
On what it takes to sustain a creative life financially

Sarah Schulweis
February 11, 2019
On finding certainty in an uncertain field

Kara Q. Smith
February 4, 2019
Four people helped me write this essay

Sarah Burke
January 31, 2019
I am not the next big thing: on creativity and aging

Mike Pace
January 24, 2019
The spiritual hunt

Jacqueline Mabey
January 16, 2019
A reading life

Tiana Reid
January 4, 2019
Confessions of a failed artist

Roderick Schrock
January 2, 2019
2019 Worksheet: Synchronicity

Natalia Nakazawa
November 27, 2018
On how to be a creative person with a job

John Sharian
November 23, 2018
The Empathy Economy by Damian Bradfield

Damian Bradfield
November 9, 2018
Musician Jordan Lee on the power of a collaborative community

Jordan Lee
November 4, 2018
The Hole

Meredith Graves
September 21, 2018
Sand in the gears

Ingrid Burrington
September 19, 2018
A charming conversation between you, a computer, and me

Pirijan Ketheswaran
August 22, 2018
On building knowledge networks

Édouard U.
August 16, 2018
How to make research-driven art

Caroline Sinders
July 11, 2018
On observing time

Jon Gacnik
June 19, 2018
A harm-reduction guide to using your phone less

Max Fowler
May 21, 2018
My website is a shifting house next to a river of knowledge. What could yours be?

Laurel Schwulst
April 26, 2018
Before code, beyond speech

Lucy Siyao Liu
April 12, 2018
What to watch to keep believing in yourself

Ida C. Benedetto
April 4, 2018
On how to grow an idea

Jenny Odell
April 4, 2018
A drop of love in the cloud

Fei Liu
July 18, 2017

Hope Hall
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The Paradox of Life Affirming Death Traps

Brian Chippendale