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A Note from Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman’s Keynote Address in 2012 to the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, remains one of the most inspiring speeches to young creative minds in recent years. This excerpt is meant to keep you creating your art, whatever it may be, on good days and the bad days too. Refer back here whenever you… Continue reading A Note from Neil Gaiman

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Literature Scene is Alive and Well in Nashville

Are you a seasoned poet, an author or an aspiring writer? Do you love to hear the words of other artists, or do you have a passion for storytelling in front of an audience? It’s easy to become a part of Nashville’s thriving poetry and literature scene. By attending regular events like the ones below,… Continue reading Literature Scene is Alive and Well in Nashville

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Copy Editing for Higher Standards

Check out these quick tips on how to spend your time as an editor, editing for social media, and websites that’ll make your life easier in this ACES Editing Bootcamp recap! “Research shows dedicated readers (an hour or more per day) have higher standards. They are more concerned about professionalism and grammar than errors of… Continue reading Copy Editing for Higher Standards

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The Need for Design Thinking

Empathy and creative collaboration are at the forefront of innovative success. Learn more in this AAN 2014 Convention recap! On July 12, 2014, the final day of the AAN 2014 Convention, held in Nashville, TN, Justin Ferrell, instructor at Stanford University’s d.School discussed the importance of creative risk taking, experimentation, team collaboration and the effect… Continue reading The Need for Design Thinking