Choosing A Creative Life

GUESTS: Carol LLoyd Author, Creating a Life Worth Living (Harper Collins, 1997) Michael Lehmann Director, "Heathers," "The Applegates," "Hudson Hawk," "Air Heads," and "The Truth About Cats and Dogs" Mary Gaitskill Novelist and short-story writer, Author, Because They Wanted To (Simon and Schuster, 1997) Aspiring writers, artists, musicians, dancers, filmmakers — all you creative types — listen up. It's not impossible to make a living from your creative work, if you're willing to take some risks. Ray Suarez talks to a woman who has helped hundreds of aspiring artists attain their creative dreams. We'll also hear from successful artists who are making a living doing what they love. Tune in for insight and advice on how to jump-start a creative career ...on the next Talk of the Nation, from NPR News.

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