Welcome to the Weekly News Roundup - a collection of news, advice and opinions from around the virtual globe.
How Authors Support Their Writing Dreams - The Book Deal
A barista, a mailman, and a textbook editor, oh my!
How to Set Up Your Goodreads Author Profile (And Why You Should!) - The Future of Ink
With more than one million unique visitors a day, Goodreads is a haven for readers and authors alike.
Crowdfunding - Film Courage
A collection of videos where various filmmakers discuss their crowdfunding efforts.
Podcast Episode: Writing and Making a Feature - Projector Films
Two writers discuss the trials and triumphs they experienced making a film.
How to Crowdfund Your Next Music Project - Bob Baker's TheBuzzFactor.com
The basic elements that will make your crowdfunding efforts more fruitful.
9 Effective Networking Tips for Composers - Musicgoat.com
Do your homework before you network.
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Films Based on True Stories: More Interesting for Audiences, Daunting for Hollywood - Gather
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The Uses of Social Media for Filmmakers - The Valley Advocate
Social media isn't perfect and may feel impersonal at times, but it is a fantastic tool for filmmakers to build an audience for their projects.
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Negotiating Chord Changes on Guitar - Music After 50
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