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Spotlight: Mouthfeel Magazine
23 Mar 2017

Spotlight: 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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Book Inspiration: Literary Journals and Magazines
21 Mar 2017

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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Five Reasons to Go from Blog to Book
07 Mar 2017

Five Reasons to Go from Blog to Book

We’re excited about a new Site Import feature we’ve launched for our BookWright tool, which allows book-makers to pull content from any of their websites into libraries for use with our layout tool. With Site Import, you can drag-and-drop the months and years of digital content onto the pages of a beautiful book. There are so many possibilities for this great capability but here are...

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Photo Book Publishing and Wanderlust with Mark Edward Harris
28 Feb 2017

Photo Book Publishing and Wanderlust with Mark Edward Harris

Mark Edward Harris is a world-renown documentary photographer who specializes in long-term projects that take him around the globe. He’s also one of those photographers who, while traditionally published, also uses Blurb for his work. He recently sat down with our own Dan Milnor to talk about getting published, going places, and landing a project with Vanity Fair. DM: You might not know this but I...

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Kent’s Book Corner: Quirky Love Stories
14 Feb 2017

Kent’s Book Corner: Quirky Love Stories

I’m not much of a romantic, but with Valentine’s Day approaching I knew that I was going to have to talk about, well, love. Look, I have nothing against love—it’s the stuff of grand narratives. But I’m always interested in books—and authors—that take an unconventional approach to the subject. So, this month I took a deep dive into the Blurb stacks to find three illustrated...

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