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Music and Memoirs: Interview with Pete Escovedo
in Inspiration, Self-Publishing

Music and Memoirs: Interview with Pete Escovedo

My Life in the Key of E, A Memoir by Pete Escovedo with Sarah Spinner Escovedo, Psy.D. Pete Escovedo is a well-known musician and artist who grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. Blurb’s Client Services Rep, Melissa, had the great pleasure of working with Pete and his team to help plan, print, and deliver his volume book order with our offset printing process. Melissa...

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13 Jul 2017
May the 4th Be With You!
in Creative Corner

May the 4th Be With You!

Iconic. Inspiring. Timeless. Magical. Entertaining. Funny. Heart-breaking. Approachable. I know I’m not alone in adoring Star Wars, especially today—May the Fourth. What a vast and rich world filled with incredible stories, characters, and adventure that never ceases to capture my imagination! And today is the day we celebrate this formidable universe. I consider myself extremely lucky to have worked with the Star Wars properties, as...

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04 May 2017
Behind the Book: Mouthfeel Magazine
in Behind the Book

Behind the Book: Mouthfeel Magazine

Mouthfeel is not, according to its mission statement, a gay man’s Good Housekeeping. As the suggestive title might suggest, the Brooklyn-based magazine does deal with the culinary world in a very different way. It might be described a little bit gay and a little bit rock and roll—or perhaps as an adventure in frenetic typography, cut-and-paste artwork, food, and vintage gay porn (that somehow manages...

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23 Mar 2017
Book Inspiration: Literary Journals and Magazines
in Behind the Book

Book Inspiration: Literary Journals and Magazines

A successful literary magazine is made up of more than just good writing. It has a good concept, it’s attractive to read, and it has a compelling look and feel. I remember as a teenager and aspiring writer, I was taking the ferry from Vallejo to San Francisco and I saw a woman reading Story Magazine. The title, the masthead and the simple pen-and-ink cover...

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21 Mar 2017
Connecting Through Art + Signature Styling
in Inspiration

Connecting Through Art + Signature Styling

Connecting with People – By Davis Hilton Photography is my way of connecting with people. Raw emotion, light, shadow, and human form fascinate me. Permanently freezing little moments that might have otherwise been completely missed is magic. My name is Davis Hilton. I am a young photographer living in Portland, Oregon, and creating portraits is my passion in life. “Photography is a way of feeling,...

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19 Jan 2017
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