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ESSAY MAGAZINE: Creating Story Ideas
06 Apr 2017

ESSAY MAGAZINE: Creating Story Ideas

A few months ago, I started my own self-published magazine series titled ESSAY. We’ve posted about it here before, and there will be more posts forthcoming, but one of the things I’ve been asked is how I come up with my stories ideas. Making books and magazines is great fun, but it can be difficult if you don’t know what to print. Let me offer...

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Essay: A Work in Progress
14 Mar 2017

Essay: A Work in Progress

Tell the reader a little about yourself and your background. I currently work as “Creative Evangelist” for Blurb, but I spent the bulk of my adult life working full-time as a professional photographer. I originally studied photojournalism but created all kinds of images during my career. Documentary, portrait, editorial, and commercial, etc. What is ESSAY Magazine? ESSAY is my attempt at a tribute to the...

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Blurb X PicsArt Contest
10 Mar 2017

Blurb X PicsArt Contest

Enter Our #BlurbXPicsArt Contest Spring has sprung! What will you begin? We’re excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with PicsArt, a super fun photo editing app that lets you be truly creative with its almost limitless features ― and it’s starting a movement to help the people “go beyond the filter” and make awesome pictures. Show us the start of a new project in one...

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Inside Trade Books
21 Feb 2017

Inside Trade Books

About 3 years ago, Blurb introduced a new format, Trade Books. They’re available in three sizes and four print options: Color and black and white, both with standard and economy print types. An obvious use for this format is to create trade paperbacks of novels or memoirs or other text-heavy content. They seem ideal for manuals or event guides or fundraiser projects, where the content...

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Our Contest Winners
27 Jan 2017

Our Contest Winners

Last month, we hosted our #CreateGiveBlurb holiday contest, where we encouraged our community to submit photo or video of a Blurb book they either gave or received this year. Winners receive 1 of 3 photography prize packs, including a Fujifilm X-100T camera. With thousands of amazing entries, it was hard to narrow it down to just 3! But today, we’re excited to announce our winners...

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