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Storytelling Series: “The Power of Pain” by Rich DeSalvo


From a high-flying career on Wall Street through years of pain and four spinal surgeries, Blurb author Rich DeSalvo recounts the grueling physical and mental journey that transformed his life. His story is chronicled in The Power of Pain, available in the Blurb Bookstore.

Blurb Storytelling Series

Aruna Khanzada has made more than 200 Blurb books. Here she describes the inspiration for her cookbook, "Curry Base," and her...

Photography Book Now 2010 Grand Prize winner Judith Stenneken talks about the evocative images in her winning book "Last Call," and tells us why she chose Berlin’s now...

Elementary school teacher and Blurb author Rebecca Kee shares the secret behind motivating her second-grade students to become enthusiastic writers.

From a high-flying career on Wall Street through years of pain and four spinal surgeries, Blurb author Rich DeSalvo recounts the grueling physical and mental journey that transformed his life. His...

Lesley Graham tells the story behind her Blurb book about her grandfather’s life. See how she used illustration, collage, and photography to create a memorable, beautiful tribute. Check out other...

Blurb peeks into the studio of San Francisco-based illustrator and comic artist Nate Van Dyke, getting a look into his dark creative world and discovering "Dutch...

Blurb author Alanna Macgowan brings together the Japanese-American community from her childhood, and documents the food culture that may be dying out. Check out Alanna’s book in the...

Travel along with photographer Dan Milnor on a shoot in the New Mexico desert. Dan talks about visual storytelling, the importance of light in his documentary-style black-and-white photography,...

Join our Director of Customer Support as he takes you on a behind-the-scenes tour at one of Blurb’s print facilities. See where your book goes once you’ve uploaded your file and placed your order...

Emmy award-winning multimedia journalist and passionate iPhoneographer, Richard Koci Hernandez, takes to downtown San Francisco for inspiration and explains the role of the book in his camera...