Masterclass in Organizing for Creative People

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, November 09, 2017

I gave a masterclass to workshop creative people's career issues at Foyles' flagship store in London in August. Find the link to it here...

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You pay for copyright all the time

Sheila Chandra - Monday, April 10, 2017

Think you don’t pay anyone other than artists for copyright? It’s just not true. So why do some people begrudge remunerating creative people?

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