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5 Helpful Tips to Pursue Your Hobbies or Passions
12 Jan 2017

5 Helpful Tips to Pursue Your Hobbies or Passions

Is there a new hobby or project that you have been meaning to start, but haven’t? Maybe it’s practicing yoga, learning to cook Japanese food, or writing your first book. Whatever your passion, it’s easy to get distracted or busy dealing with life’s responsibilities, but our interests and passions are an important part of who we are. They’re worth exploring to the fullest. We all...

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New Year’s Resolution: Polish Your Writing Skills
10 Jan 2017

New Year’s Resolution: Polish Your Writing Skills

As a creative, we have to write so much more often than we’d like—that is, unless you’re a creative writer. From blog posts, to book introductions, to bios, to artist profiles, the writing is often as important as any image we create. The trouble is that that the mechanics of making good writing can feel foreign to those of us who are used to making...

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5 Tips for Better Instagram Photos on the Road
06 Jul 2016

5 Tips for Better Instagram Photos on the Road

The more you travel, the less you want to carry. Even though you’re on a great trip and want great photos to show for it, sometimes a lighter load is nice. The good news is that you really can get good quality photos with that small device you always have with you: your phone. Even though phone photography feels more casual, taking time to setup...

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How to Choose the Right Kind of Ebook
09 Jun 2016

How to Choose the Right Kind of Ebook

Imagine you’ve just finished your beautiful book in BookWright and are about to upload it. You’ve selected the perfect cover types and paper and would like to create an ebook as well. But which kind of ebook is right for your project? Fixed-layout, reflowable, or even PDF? In this post, I’ll talk about the differences between Blurb’s digital options and why you might want to...

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6 Ways to Choose Images for Your Book
18 May 2016

6 Ways to Choose Images for Your Book

An image is worth a thousand words. And in the land of emojis, your audience might not be patient enough to pay attention to what you have to say. That’s why choosing the right images to tell your story is so important. As you might know, it’s highly recommended to place all the graphics you are planning to use into one source folder in your...

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