Art resources to support your growth...

marketing & selling your art

Art & Money: Thriving as an Artist Without Selling Out by Chris Guillebeau
Taking the Leap: Building a Career as a Visual Artist by Cay Lang
I'd Rather Be in the Studio! by Alison Stanfield
How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist, 5th ed.: Selling Yourself Without Selling Your Soul by Caroll Michels
Check out Carroll’s Artist Help Network:
The Business of Photography by Mary Virginia Swanson
The Art of Selling to the Affluent by Matt Oechsli
ArtDeadline: Lists juried shows, art festivals, grants, internships, scholarships, residencies, fellowships, competitions, and more.

getting your music out there

Debra Russell Artist Success Coach for Performers
How To Be Your Own Booking Agent: The Musician's & Performing Artist's Guide To Successful Touring by Jeri Goldstein

publishing your book

Dan Poynter's Self-Publishing Manual, 16th Edition: How to Write, Print and Sell Your Own Book (Self Publishing Manual)
by Dan Poynters
How to Write a Book Proposal by Michael Larsen

self promotion

Brag!: The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn without Blowing It
by Peggy Klaus

general business

The One Page Business Plan for the Creative Entrepreneur
by James T. Horan, Jr.
The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It by Michael E. Gerber


Elizabeth Husserl Inner Economist
Money Magic by Deborah L. Price
Secrets of the Millionaire Mind by T. Harv Eker

time management

Time Management from the Inside Out by Julie Morgenstern


The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity [10th Anniversary Edition]
by Julia Cameron
The Creativity Book: A Year's Worth of Inspiration and Guidance
by Eric Maisel
The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life by Twyla Tharp
Ignore Everybody by Hugh MacLeod
Fearless Creating: A Step-by-Step Guide To Starting and Completing Your Work of Art by Eric Maisel


Dance Your Bliss® Retreats & Experiential Psychotherapy
Rachel Fleischman, LCSW, REAT
rachel(at)blisscounseling(dot com), 415.820.2223