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“But This IS My Day Job”—Six Words on The Creative Life

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

“Wrote a great novel. No sale.” “Quiet, Baby; Mama’s trying to think.” “Greatness costs many things, including privacy.” “Now be honest, and just lie.”
The above are just a few of the nearly 500 submissions to SMITH and Urbis’ “Six Words on the Creative Life,” a reader project launched just a few days ago. Submit your [...]

“The Blade Turned Into a Pen”—Six Words on the Creative Life

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

Urbis is one of our favorite creative communities. Like SMITH, Urbis is powered by writers, and gets bigger and better with each submission. While our thing is nonfiction personal narrative, Urbis’ community of creatives tend to focus on fiction, poetry, and screenplays-in-progress, with lots of peer reviews and ranking to spur on competition. Now we’ve [...]

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