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Setting up an online shop

Setting up an online shop

I’m trying to set up my online shop properly. In case you’re wondering what I’m doing. When I’ve worked out how, I’ll tell you. OK? Where am I researching selling art online? Good question. I’m asking myself, and asking Google, this: What are all the…

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Here you are!

Here you are!

Here’s my new look site. I hope you’ll look around, and let me know what you think I redesigned because my friends told me they found it hard to search for past posts, and to read the archive. I hope you’ll find this much easier…

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You CAN make your own website

You CAN make your own website

Of course you can. You just have to spend a few absorbing hours fiddling. OK, then you  have to spend a few more hours. Sometimes I think: Is it worth it? * * * I’m redesigning my site at the moment. Thanks for bearing with me….

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How often should you publish your blog? Once

How often should you publish your blog? Once

Illustrated Guide to Life is publishing just once a week for a bit. So we can get a bit serious about things. Mainly breakfast Since I started in August 2013, I’ve been publishing twice a week. It’s time for a change of rhythm. From now…

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Commit #6: Don’t (just) talk about it, do it

Commit #6: Don’t (just) talk about it, do it

Yogoing to yoga? Yep. Today. This post is my accountability. That’s all I have to say. Nearly Don’t talk about it, it’s a waste of energy There’s a fab part of a Jon Kabat-Zinn audio (Beginning Mindfulness) when he urges us not to talk about…

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You write, I draw

You write, I draw

Is there a blogpost at your fingertips for Illustrated Guide to Life? Something for the ‘Words that are in me’ series, perhaps?  I think you know my blogpost style: Funny or playful, reassuring, helpful, honest. Humorous, personal, not too writerly. One or two jokes? Don’t…

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What’s on the horizon on Illustrated Guide to Life?

What’s on the horizon on Illustrated Guide to Life?

Apart from typos, that is? And breastmilk fountaining over my macbook pro keyboard? Oh – did I mention that I’m having a baby? Good blog! On the horizon, I’m going to have my hands a little full. But that doesn’t mean this little blog boat…

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How to edit a novel: use the NaNoWriMo model

How to edit a novel: use the NaNoWriMo model

Written a little something? A NaNoWriMo novel, peut-etre? Want to edit it? Learn to pound like a faithful hound. Oh, and start a dog too – a blog, I mean I’m no authority, I’m just like you. I wrote a novel in November 2012. I…

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Make lines your livelihood: Three and a half killer weblinks

Make lines your livelihood: Three and a half killer weblinks

Inspiring blogposts on making a living from art – to accompany this month’s Big Draw ‘Draw with me’ challenge and our series of posts about drawing   Sometimes, what you read on the web can blow your boundaries sky-high. © Laura Eades 2013 Make money from art? That’s…

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Procrastination post #4

Procrastination post #4

I was going to write a post on procrastination, but I decided to get down and work on my novel instead. Fricking YESSSS!

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