featured in Creatively Self-Employed
Calvin Lee, Principal of Mayhem Studios, an award-winning design firm, is featured
in Kristen Fischer's new book, Creatively Self-Employed: How Writers and Artists
Deal with Career Ups and Downs. The book will be published by iUniverse and
is expected to be released in December of 2006.
The Mayhem Studios is featured among the 65 real-life stories of how designers,
writers, and artist deal with the good and bad of living off their talents, dealing
with rejection, building a support system, growing your business and even dealing
with the independent contractor loneliness. It offers practical business advice
for dealing with unique situations that creatives often find themselves in.
Kristen Fischer gives high praises for the Studios contributions:
"This book exposes what life is like after people have the guts to go
into business based on their talents. With more than 65 creatives speaking out
about issues such as rejection and isolationism, it's refreshing to have a book
like this on the market.
I am pleased to have Calvin Lee of Mayhem Studios contribute, as he had a lot
to say about being creatively self-employed. His honesty helped make the book
Fischer is a freelance writer who specializes in creating marketing collateral
for a wide array of businesses. After more than three years of working 9-to-5
jobs, she started her writing business in 2003. She has contributed to Men's
Health magazine, Philadelphia magazine, Skope magazine and College Bound magazine.
She lives in Manasquan, New Jersey. For more information, please visit www.creativelyselfemployed.com.
Calvin Lee serves as a member of the Platt College Advisory Board for
the Visual Communications Department and on the www.NO!SPEC.com Committee. Lee
is also the organizer and president of the Los Angeles Designers Association.
Mayhem Studios is award-winning design firm located in Los Angeles.
Developing identity and brand recognition for the business sector across the
nation. The Studio uses strategic and creative design with effective messages
targeted to the clients specific audiences to produce identity and branded
collateral pieces, annual reports, brochures, logo design, advertising & interactive
web sites. Additional information may be found at the Studios' web site, www.mayhemstudios.com.
Calvin Lee | Principal
Los Angeles, CA 90031