*wafts sage about*

Right, so it’s time for me to go on a bit of a tirade about the creative life. I must point out that what we artists and artisans do for a living is not free, and we deserve to be paid.

If you work, you should be paid for the work, unless you are a volunteer. That is a different kind of work in which you give back to a cause. For artists and creatives, our art IS our work. We should be paid…