No Artists Need Apply – The reality of jobs in the Arts

Making a living as an artist can be hard. I remember a conversation with journalist Donald Clarke many years ago about this. In his inimitable way he made the comment “You don’t see many ads in the paper do you? You know, Wanted: Novelist. No Magical Realists need apply”.  The truth is that there are no jobs for artists. Never have been and probably never will be. Continue reading No Artists Need Apply – The reality of jobs in the Arts