Although Jade Simmons’ book, Emerge Already!, is geared for the performing musician, Simmons (a classical musician) writes with grace and humor about how to be the boss of your own art. Her advice applies to artists of all stripes: "Don’t wait around to be discovered. Discover yourself instead." This book is a must-read for performers and empowering for every artist entrepreneur. Reading it is like having a conversation with your smartest, funniest, most honest friend. Simmons, Jade. Emerge Already! The Ultimate Guide to Career Building for Emerging Artists. Houston, TX: Jade Media, 2011.