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Goal Setting, or Not - You choose

One of my friends recently recommended that I read ‘The Antidote: Happiness for people who can’t stand positive thinking‘. It’s an interesting read and Burkeman certainly takes a contrarian stand that he also pursues in his… 541 more words

Woman as Goddess: the Naked and the Nude

Emile Bayard: The Aesthetic Nude No34 plate from Le Nu Esthetique 1904. By 1910, when the English artist and influential art-teacher Walter Sickert wrote his panegyric ‘ 883 more words

My Firstborn Book

Here it is… the book that was built by google searches, youtube lessons, “what the hell did I get myself into’s” and “dear Jesus help me’s.” I never in a million years could ever imagine that I would find myself putting together a book–a real life, paperback book. 547 more words

Aha! Moments

Self Publishing | About Print On Demand Services

One of the many challenges that self-publishers face is choosing the company to print their precious book. This is particularly challenging for those who need to print in color because the cost for printing is significantly higher. 840 more words


Format a Book in Word: Graphics

By Colin Dunbar

Although graphic images will mainly be used in non-fiction books, you may want to add a graphic in a fictional book, e.g. a line illustration at the start of a chapter. 789 more words

Book Design Basics

Self Publishing is Real! (Now what?)

At some point in the last two years self-publishing became accepted as a real, and even preferable, route over the traditional path. That’s great news, but it’s only the first step. 1,665 more words


Four Years in a Book

Dear Readers,

My sincerest apologies in having been so neglectful in writing these last few months. I have been incredibly busy finishing my MFA (Masters of Fine Arts) in Graphic Design, and sacrificed a lot of my favorite pastimes—including gardening, watching movies, and unfortunately, writing blog posts—in order to do so. 607 more words

Book Design