Careers in arts and culture are unpredictable, meandering, filled with synchronicities—and that there are no specific or concrete steps to follow to guarantee success or fulfillment in those careers. However, there are a few steps that people consistently take to move in that direction. Accordingly, in this video I share my recommendations about steps that you might take toward a profession in arts and culture (and writing, in particular) in the new landscape of digital dominance.

Tools and Resources from the Video

Wagtail: a personal website platform; assembly required (this site is built with Wagtail)

Ghost: a hosted or self-hosted writing platform (fee-based drop-in publishing solution)

Medium: a hosted social media writing platform (a middle ground and a crowded field)

Substack: a subscription newsletter service (leveraging a loyal audience); can be used with any of the above