Blog to support the book "Creatively Self-Employed: How Writers and Artists Deal with Career Ups and Downs" by Kristen Fischer

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

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Blogger timothy commented at 4:45 PM~  

@tslusk or @ignitestudios

Graphic/Web Designer in Seattle...

Love Freelance Switch radio and the help you give to the freelancing community. Thank you. ;-)

OpenID rcarmstrong commented at 5:04 PM~  


Print and (recently) web designer in North Jersey (exit 160 on the Parkway, to be exact).

OpenID isabeljoelyblack commented at 1:20 AM~  


Author, blogger and artist. It's great to see so many creative people out there!

Blogger Pete(r) commented at 3:33 PM~  

Thanks for sharing!

Here are mine and a few I recommend:


and for fun :)


Blogger Sean P. Lynde commented at 5:34 PM~  

Cool post, thanks!

Sean Lynde is a New York City freelance graphic designer. Follow on Twitter at @splynded

Blogger 989 Design commented at 8:19 PM~  

Hi...I'm Shawn...thanks for putting this list together. I love getting a chance to know other creatives and see what they are doing.

I have a small graphic design studio in Michigan called 989 Design.


Blogger SteveOh commented at 11:15 AM~  


I'm Eric and I'm a graphic designer in Sioux Falls, SD. MindFlame Design & Marketing is my business.

See you on Twitter!

Blogger Sean Hodge commented at 12:05 PM~  

Hi I'm @seanHodge on Twitter, and I'm a blog editor for Envato. I run Psdtuts+ and Vectortuts+. I'm active on twitter and love design and art related stuff, as well as blogging. Thx.

Blogger Jon commented at 1:34 PM~  

Hi. I'm Jon. I'm a designer near Dallas, TX. My company is called ohTwentyone.

@ohTwentyone is the studio feed. We just started it, so forgive the lack of content.

Also - check out http://blog.ohtwentyone.com

Blogger Stacey commented at 9:46 AM~  

I'm Stacey: copywriter, project manager, designer, marcom consultant in Oakland, CA. My business is Night Writer Communications.



Thanks Kristin!

Blogger Tamar Wallace commented at 9:50 AM~  

Hey chica, I'd LOVE to be on your list!

@justTamar or @tamardesignmktg

I'm a self-employed graphic designer, just trying to make my way in this cold, cruel world.

And I love Tom Brady. :-)

OpenID iam5foot8 commented at 9:51 AM~  

Name's Jennifer. I became a freelancer/consultant after I graduated college. I also teach web and graphic design classes.

@iam5foot8 and @jenwork


Blogger BrainchildCollective commented at 9:55 AM~  

@bcollective; graphic designer

OpenID kathleenlosche commented at 9:56 AM~  


I'm Kathleen, a freelance Graphic Designer in Connecticut with over seven years experience in identity, print, web, and environmental graphic design.


Blogger Aaron Lindberg commented at 10:08 AM~  

Kansas City photographer Aaron Lindberg

Blogger Mike commented at 10:12 AM~  


I love to design logos, print media, and web sites. I work from MWH headquarters is downtown Saratoga Springs, NY.

Blogger Ali commented at 10:16 AM~  


Freelance writer and blogger (and creative writer, but that bit is my "student" side rather than my "self-employed" side!)

Blogger Golddbz2000 commented at 10:55 AM~  

Sup Kristen!


I love surprising a customer with an awesome website that blows their socks off!

I design websites, well. Last satisfied customer: www.corinthonline.org

Keep up the great work at Freelanceswitch! love those podcasts!

Blogger Tosawi commented at 11:25 AM~  

It's good to see and be seen. My name is Tosawi also knows as @BarkingComanche on Twitter. I have tried to re-tire several times from “The BIZ” and keep getting pulled back in. I am a Native American Coordinator for Film & Television, Product Launcher, Event Coordinator and all around general Miracle Worker.
Only a small amount of my credits can be seen on IMDB @ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1506461/
And http://www.nativecelebs.com/ncgallery/onset1/actor27
I am currently a member of the Santa Fe Days on the Square Committee http://www.santafedays.com/
American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Texas http://www.aicct.com/

Blogger Dagmar Jeffrey commented at 11:26 AM~  

Happy Friday to you, Kristin,

Dagmar Jeffrey
Principal Arche-tech

Archetype Design Studio, NYC
Creatively Disciplined, Design Driven.

Featured Projects:


Enjoy your weekend!

Blogger John commented at 12:09 PM~  

John Metcalf
JM Designs


JM Designs has a special mix of keen judgement, boundless creativity, and an intent focus on client-end goals which takes graphic design beyond the obvious to arrive at solutions that stand out and get results.

Blogger IAmNickArmstrong commented at 12:16 PM~  

What a great list!!

Nick Armstrong
WTF!? Marketing

@ImNickArmstrong (and @WTFMarketing)

WTF!? Marketing specializes in Social Media and Millennial marketing. We do weird web design, eyeball-exploding content creation, cult-like community building and all at a pace that will make you wonder WTF!? you were ever doing before you met us.

Blogger Andy commented at 1:57 PM~  

Andy Vaughn
Web Consultant
Andy Vaughn Consulting, LLC

Thank you, Kristen.

Blogger ISpaan commented at 2:49 PM~  


i'm a freelance graphic designer with a full time job. any other part time freelancers out there?

thanks for all you do for the freelance community Kristen.

OpenID north100design commented at 7:54 PM~  

Thanks for offering this list Kristen!


Name: Lo Thamm of North100
Location: Mad River Valley, Vermont
Web: http://North100.com
Bio: I'm Lo, owner of North 100 Design. CMS Web Design/Dev, Joomla, Wordpress. Book Design & Publishing Assist too. Love Life, Adoption, Gardening & World Cultures

I work with a lot of artists and authors. Some current Web sites I'm designing and developing:


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