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Creative Accountability Group registration open for 2019

Join us for the next Artist Soapbox Creative Accountability Group! Facilitated by Mara Thomas and Tamara Kissane Join a small group of highly-motivated artists in a supportive environment and take regular action in your creative work. Set achievable goals, participate in a private Facebook group, and meet once weekly for 5 weeks. Consider the creative …

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200+ responses to Respect the Work (5 pages!)

Did you enjoy the Repect the Word podcast episode on Monday, and the infographic on Tuesday? Are you looking for more? Get inspired by 200+ responses from the July 8th gathering! Download the complete set of Respect the Work responses.   Here are just a few examples: As an audience member, I respect the work by: Sending good vibes Giving notes …

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044: What I learned from 40 years of not being famous: PART TWO. Respect the Work.

The second installment of a multi-part series in which Tamara considers how we might love the artists we are and support the artists we love. A solo episode! What habits and practices can we cultivate to promote a culture of respect in the arts community? On July 8th, earlier this year, Tamara invited a group …

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Bonus episode 002: Better together. A Creative Accountability Group debrief with Mara and Tamara

Curious about a Creative Accountability Group? A few of our participants share their takeaways from the 1st ASBX Creative Accountability Group at the opening of this episode! Mara and Tamara reflect on the 5 weeks of topics covered, why a group setting can support the individual creative process, the balance of practical and woo, and …

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Ask WHY to create opportunities for compassion (Mara Thomas, ASBX blog post 011)

(Join our next Creative Accountability Group, beginning July 31st.) Greetings, Soapboxers! Please raise your hand if someone has ever told you, “Don’t be so hard on yourself.” Y’all. So many times. Over and over throughout my life. This phrase confounded me and angered me. I didn’t understand it. I passed it off as a cliché. An …

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Join us for the summer Creative Accountability Group!

We are having such a tremendous experience with the first group, that we’ve scheduled another! Announcing the summer Artist Soapbox Creative Accountability Group Facilitated by Mara Thomas and Tamara Kissane Join a small group of highly-motivated artist/creators in a supportive environment and take regular action in your creative work. Set achievable goals, participate in a private …

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Take your work seriously (Mara Thomas, ASBX blog post 010)

Greetings, Soapboxers! Next week, Tamara and I are launching our first Creative Accountability Group. I can’t wait! I’m already inspired by the statement these artists have made by signing up for this group: they have put Creative Resistance on notice. In his book The War of Art, Steven Pressfield posits that every artist is engaged …

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