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Crafting a great resume is an art form. Most traditional resumes represent one job after the other, but when you’re a freelancer juggling the gig life, you’ve got a patchwork quilt of jobs of varying lengths and contexts to represent on just one sheet of paper. Not fair!
We asked Tacoma poet Rick Barot a few questions about what he’s been reading, his new poetry book, The Galleons , finding creative inspiration amid the isolation of lockdown, and writing from the heart and body.
“I know that my creative-mindedness is only part of Tacoma’s collaborative efforts for change, but no one piece of the puzzle is unimportant. We all have something to bring to the table, and the resourcefulness of creatives is integral in connecting the diversity of tactics used in advancing equity efforts.” - Jam Scott
“My experience of moving a lot as a kid...has led me to capture the unique connections of people and places through photography. I would always wish I could just blink my eyes and capture that exact moment.” -Miriam McBride
"By straying from the direct route and taking a meandering drive or stroll, you’re afforded numerous opportunities to experience something new. And who couldn’t use a bit of newness injected into a sometimes monotonous schedule?"
Technology can help streamline your creative workflow. It can also be super overwhelming with a ton of options out there. We asked filmmaker, artist, and educator Jam Scott to tell us about the three top apps she uses to bolster her creative career.
An Indigenous-created TikTok channel teaching language and culture, a podcast that centers Black women storytellers, and a film that imagines what if Malcolm X, Cassius Clay, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown met.