Rejection

Rejection

One of the realities of being an artist/designer/maker is that in order to sell your work, you have to put yourself out there. In putting yourself out there, you have to be ready to face rejection. The more you put yourself out there, the more chances of selling your work but the more rejection you […]

Deep Thoughts on Entrepreneurship and How It Really Affects Your Personal Life Sierra Bailey, designer and owner of Manic Trout jewelry in her studio.

Deep Thoughts on Entrepreneurship and How It Really Affects Your Personal Life

I started Manic Trout in January of 2003. For years, I worked full time as well so I could put all of the income from the business back into it. In 2011, I moved to Austin, TX and took the leap to full time and have been enjoying solid growth since the move. If you’re […]

Deep thoughts Mammatus Clouds over South Austin, May 25, 2015

Deep thoughts

1. The deepest thought recently is still about what I do here on this blog. I’m getting there…but I still think about it more than I write here, obviously. 2. I have lived in this house for almost 2 years. The entire time, there has been a whole foods less than 5 miles away and I […]

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