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Culture Shock

In “From Gutenberg to the internet” and “Nineteenth Century America: Publishing in a Developing Country,” we were sent back in time to a period where reading was an absolute privilege. 552 more words

Virtual Waste of Time?

When the newspaper arrived in the mail, I thought, What do we have here? What’s this oddly familiar bundle of pulp in my hands? It brought back memories when these things were everywhere. 1,018 more words

Daily Journal

My first go with a letterpress!

In Typography, we had a go at a letterpress, using our initials to create the word and printing with a soft gold ink. We had to line up our letters into a tray and secure them into position so when they were put through the press they didn’t move out of position. 94 more words


Have a Little Respect (for your readers)

Long ago, just at the time that I was nervously considering submitting my first work for publication, I happened to come across an article (in a magazine I respected), called something like, “My Life as an American Gypsy.”* I was interested. 787 more words