Editorial

Selling One’s Soul for Silver

Selling One's Soul for Silver

This is a guest post by Tara Brannigan, who makes kick ass jewelry and juggles a very different day job. She is also an Another Passion alumni. I live a dual life. By day I work in the game industry, writing content and developing strategies for running an online community. On the nights and weekends, [...]

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Introducing Focus: Seattle Poets

Introducing Focus: Seattle Poets

If you follow me or Another Passion on Twitter, you may have picked up that a video project is in the works. If not, well now you know. Focus: Seattle Poets is a series of short videos, each featuring one local artist performing one of his or her pieces. Each clip will be released on [...]

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Conventions, Sanity and Survival

Conventions, Sanity and Survival

I only made it to a handful of conventions this year, but I met some of my now nearest and dearest at each of them. Caught up in the excitement, it wasn’t till later that I was able to consider how quickly perfect strangers had become some of my favorite people, literally overnight. The friendships [...]

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Organic Networking, Beyond the Card

Organic Networking Beyond the Card

When I moved from Copenhagen to Seattle, I took none of my network with me. My life was getting a reboot, and I found myself facing the daunting task of starting over – socially, and to a certain degree, professionally. Contrary to popular belief, I am not a very active networker. I despise most “networking [...]

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Help Your Friends Get Good

Help Your Friends Get Good

Ever looked at someone’s work and though it was terrible, and that you could do better? Ever read a book or a blog post and felt the same way? Or looked at a photograph or listened to a song, and struggled for something to like about it? Maybe you even laughed mockingly at this inferior [...]

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3 Ways to Identify Creative Flakes

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No matter what creative field you are in, at some point you will be collaborating or outsourcing parts of your work. An author gets a designer to do her book cover, a photographer might hire a make-up artist and a composer works with a recording engineer. Creatives work together across genres and fields all the [...]

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Surviving Creative Romance

Surviving Creative Romance

Let’s say you went on a business trip with your creative professional partner and came home angry, feeling neglected in favor of their work. Maybe you had a few clashes over couple time versus their career. Sound familiar? While the following is mainly focused on romantic partnerships, it can be useful with any creative boss, friend or family [...]

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