Ken Buch – Artist Profile

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I did not choose to become an artist. At midlife, after 40 years of living in a left-brain-dominated attitude, after earning a Ph.D. in aerospace engineering and working 15+ years in the IT and computer programming fields, I inexplicably found myself painting and writing poetry. This uncharacteristic behavior coincided with an equally unbidden urge to revisit my childhood and re-evaluate… Read more »

Author, Publish Thyself!

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The best thing about the current publishing environment is anyone can publish a book; the worst thing about the current publishing environment is anyone can publish a book. Publishing is different from a decade or two ago. The digital revolution has made publishing easier, cheaper, and convenient. There’s an entire galaxy of self-published books. Like the real galaxy, a large… Read more »

Write It Off: Taxes for Creative Professionals

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We know April 15th is only a few days away. Some of these ideas might be a bit late in your accounting process, but if you are anything like most of us, a few new ideas and routines to implement for 2016 are always welcome. Both Tom Sullivan and Janet Sunderland, current Whispering Prairie Press board members and long time self-employed… Read more »

Annie Raab: An Exit Interview

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Dear Annie Raab, We are forever grateful for your service. Love, Whispering Prairie Press and Kansas City Voices   Annie Raab has worked with Whispering Prairie Press for three years. During that time she has demonstrated proficiency in her craft with a clear understanding of her role as executive board member, editor, and secretary. We thank her for her service… Read more »