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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How to write a proposal (or apply for funding)

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, October 05, 2017

Proposal writing is often one of the hardest things creative people have to do. Here's how to master writing proposals with 10 killer tips.

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