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This is an archive of the Writer’s Oasis Chat, which meets on BeYourArt.com and AOL. It invites authors and professionals to speak on various topics in writing. Contact Shirley Flanagan, the Writer’s Oasis Chat Administrator, or join the Writer’s Oasis Topic to be added to the mailing list.
Sunny: Introducing our million seller, Holly Jacobs
Holly: Okay, so I feel a bit presumptuous with the title of this. Although, the geek in me was truly excited when I did the math last year and realized more than a million of my books had sold worldwide, an
Sunny: Its amazing Holly
Holly: and realized more than a million of my books had sold worldwide, and I was even happier when I made it past the million and a half mark last royalty statement. Holly: That worldwide is a big part of the number. That and the fact that Harlequin is truly a global entity. I just did an article on Harlequin’s overseas distribution.
Holly: . They sell books in more than a hundred countries. I’ve had books come out in only about a quarter of them so far.
Tinny: Don’t keep us in suspense What did you write that sold 1 M? Read more…
BeYourArt.com is a community and resource dealing with the business aspects of living as an artist. We hope to build this resource by expanding our article and podcast databases on relevant topics in art.
Please submit your articles using our Submission Form or your send them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include the article attached as a Word or Pages document with your full name, title of the piece at the top, and a link to your free profile on BeYourArt.com. All articles will be judged on the quality of the work and no other criteria. The articles are currently unpaid since BeYourArt.com is a new nonprofit company, but you will receive the publishing credit if your article is accepted. Below is a list of articles we are accepting.
- Listener submitted podcasts featuring lessons on craft, thoughts on living as an artist, and more. Submit podcasts to email@example.com.
- Dialogue on living as an artist, based on listener submitted questions. Send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Practicalities of the Surviving Artist
- The “Practicalities of the Surviving Artist” series is still underway. These articles will be co-published in print with The Improper North Shoreian Magazine. They must be between 600-750 words and provide some practical advice to artists. Each article will be focused on a single topic and point.
- We are accepting reviews of organizations and websites affiliated with art. These articles should be focused on how the website or organization is a viable resource to artists. These articles should be around a 1000 words.
Living As An Artist
- We have started a new series entitle “Living As An Artist.” We are accepting articles on the personal experiences of trying to live as an artist. These articles need to have a focus on providing advice to other artist through these experiences. These articles should be from 600-750 words. There is a chance that these articles will appear in print.
- Any relevant first-hand news related to art can be submitted. These should be from 300-500 words unless reasoned otherwise.
Shirley M. Flanagan’s Profile
Type of Artist
Shirley M. Flanagan has experience in writing, editing, and teaching new writers. Previous experience includes writing a fashion column for North American Fashion Frocks where she provided management for the Eastern Ontario Area Company based in the U.S.
For the last four years, she has served as creator, compiler and editor of a monthly journal for the nature group Feathers ‘n Petals.