I’m feeling deliciously light and cool despite it being muggy outside. And it’s not just because I’m sitting near the air con unit – it’s because the 2010 edition of the Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook has gone to the printers bang on time!
So, the shiny red cover may be Continue reading
If you blog under the cloak of anonymity, today is something of a day of reckoning. You have no right to keep your identity a secret. Not even if you’re an Continue reading
Such is the appetite for meeting other writers face-to-face, to mix and mingle with emerging voices and established names, there’s practically a writers’ event around every corner. I’m looking forward to seeing some of you at Continue reading
Guest blogger illustrator Clare Mackie has a few valuable pointers on how you can get your portfolio seen by the people that count
Illustrator Clare Mackie
Once you’re set, perhaps with a website and definitely with a portfolio, you’ll need to have your work seen.
I am a little out of the loop, but on asking an agent they did recommend making appointments (as I did when starting out) with art directors, dropping off your folio with them or hopefully seeing them face-to-face.
If it’s the latter, do ask advice on Continue reading