Crafty Author Book Signings
Check out all the great authors who will be signing books for you at our summer show! Schedule coming soon...
Grow Your Handmade Business :: Kari Chapin
Are you ready to make a living from your craft? Applying her trademark "you-can-do-it" coaching style to the nuts and bolts of business planning, Kari Chapin covers all of the issues involved in turning your creative hobby into a successful business -- from mapping out a business plan to expanding production and distribution, finding funding, and addressing legal matters. With this definitive guide, you'll discover how to grow your business beyond the dining room table and finally quit your day job.
Art-Write :: Vicki Krohn Amorose
Art-Write: The Writing Guide for Visual Artists has a single intention: To teach artists how to write about their own artwork. This concise and current career resource is filled with achievable advice on how to write for promotion and sales, and develop a professional artist statement. Opportunities in the art world often begin with the artist's own writing, for exhibitions, funding, websites, and inquiry letters.
Art-Write offers clear direction to artists who want to enhance their visual work with effective language. Includes prompts and exercises to ease the process. Author Vicki Krohn Amorose combines the sensibility of an artist with the practicality of a copywriter, offering an understanding of her readers along with generous wit and encouragement.
Lark Cookbook :: John Sundstrom
James beard award-winning chef, John Sundstrom, has written a culinary homage to the Pacific Northwest, which is his home and the source of inspiration that is showcased at his Seattle restaurant, Lark.
His new self-published cookbook and corresponding iPad app, Lark: Cooking Against the Grain, celebrate the distinctly moody and majestic Northwest and its bounty of ingredients, telling the story through over 140 recipes with full color photographs and, in the app, high definition video vignettes and cooking demonstrations.
The Handmade Marketplace :: Kari Chapin
It's an exciting new world for crafters. Handmade is hip, creativity is what the market wants, and there are many profitable sales opportunities that didn't exist a few short years ago. For crafters who have more confidence running a sewing machine than setting up a Web site, The Handmade Marketplace breaks down and makes sense of the global possibilities for marketing and selling crafts.