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50+ Ideas for Writing a Book You Can Start Today
31 Aug 2018

50+ Ideas for Writing a Book You Can Start Today

Maybe you haven’t written your book yet because you’re afraid it means hiding away, churning out page after page of a novel that may never be finished. But writing a book can mean anything you want it to—it’s not just for lonely novels. There’s the old saying that we should write what we know, and you may know more than you think. Unless you’re a...

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A Magazine Can Be …
02 Aug 2018

A Magazine Can Be …

Despite the increasing prevalence of digital content, the print magazine continues to be a popular format for professionals across the creative industry. The secret to its enduring success? Its capacity to be whatever you need or want it to be. Magazine Ideas: … A Portfolio Give your next pitch or job interview an edge with a portable showcase of your best work—one that can be...

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Yarn Over | Behind the Book with Delia Randall
19 Jun 2018

Yarn Over | Behind the Book with Delia Randall

Delia Randall is a blogger and maker who documents what she creates for her family over at Delia Creates. Accomplished with a crochet hook, she shares patterns and how-tos with her followers in her posts and videos. She then gathered up some favorites, added some new patterns, and offered the collection up for sale in her book Yarn Over. How I self-published my first book...

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10 Ideas for Creating a Unique and Meaningful Family Book
04 Jun 2018

10 Ideas for Creating a Unique and Meaningful Family Book

As long as we’ve been taking pictures, we’ve been using them to tell our family stories. You remember those albums at your grandmother’s house? The ones piled under the coffee table with snapshots placed under plastic film on pages? Sometimes the photos didn’t even make it under the film, and to open the book was to get a lap full of loose photos. You could...

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Behind the Book with Julia Nimke
03 May 2018

Behind the Book with Julia Nimke

Julia Nimke is a Berlin-based photographer who spent a year in Adobe’s Creative Residency. She toured Europe in a converted Sprinter van, collecting folktales and shooting isolated landscapes that speak of solitude and simplicity. She’s compiled her images into a new photo book called Folk Tales, which explores the relationship between people, expansive spaces, and the feelings they evoke. We sat down with Julia to...

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