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CREATOR SPOTLIGHT: Children's Writer Lucas Kok

CREATOR SPOTLIGHT: Children's Writer Lucas Kok

We return with a creator spotlight, this time one for independent writers looking to get published for the first time. I interviewed Lucas Kok, artist and Seattlite, who recently finished his first children's book, Taima the Seahawk. For writers who don't have an agent or an established network in the literature scene, getting your work out there isn't a simple task. Lucas is taking the indie path of self-funding his book through GoFundMe while working with a boutique publisher. Read on to find out what the journey has been like!

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Urban Craft Uprising and the Fear of Selling Your Passion

Urban Craft Uprising and the Fear of Selling Your Passion

Urban Craft Uprising is a craft/art/food/t-shirt/soap/artisan tea/skateboard jewelry/cat bowtie/knitted cactus/whatever fair that takes place at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. Hundreds of indie crafters and entrepreneurs set up booths and present their wares to potential customers. It’s a great place to build your awareness of the small artisan businesses that may exist all around you.

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