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Jennifer Brozek’s World of Words

Jennifer Brozek's World of Words

Jennifer Brozek is an author and editor who has spent years continually perfecting her craft. Recipient of an Origins Award, an Australian Shadows Award, and a silver ENnie, Jennifer’s writing in horror, science fiction and role-playing games is a labor of dedication and love. The editor and publisher behind the long-lived web publication The Edge [...]

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Help Your Friends Get Good

Help Your Friends Get Good

Ever looked at someone’s work and though it was terrible, and that you could do better? Ever read a book or a blog post and felt the same way? Or looked at a photograph or listened to a song, and struggled for something to like about it? Maybe you even laughed mockingly at this inferior [...]

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Clone Press, Hand Printed with Love

Brandon from Clone Press.

Brian is standing over a box of shirts as I enter the brand new Sodo location for Clone Press. Shortly thereafter, Brandon (above) pops his head out from the back and says hello. There’s an energy in the air, a buzz of men working. Even though there’s just the two of them. Clone Press is [...]

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Checkpoints for the Future

Checking out the future...

In spite of having a fantastic time working on Another Passion, and seeing better results than expected, there is still an overall plan behind the madness. A grander scheme, if you will. This includes ongoing evaluation of the project as a whole. I would like to share with you the past, present and future, in [...]

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KittenChops – Chocolate, Coffee and Design

Zaara aka KittenChops

I attended an event aimed at local bloggers in late 2009. I felt kind of awkward there, under-dressed and belonging to a more artsy crowd than most other attendees. So, I was thrilled to find a table with crayons and people adding illustrations to drawings of coffee cups. That’s where I ran into Zaara, who [...]

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Tiffani Jones Brown – Writing for the Web

Tiffani Jones, web writer

Tiffani talks like she writes, with sharpness and wit. She is a web writer, which was not what she had originally thought she would be spending her time on, back when she was in college. It wasn’t until she landed a job with Seattle based web design company Blue Flavor, that she truly discovered the [...]

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Paul Zitarelli – From Math to Wine

Paul Zitarelli - From Math to Wine

Paul Zitarelli is a smart man in more ways than one. Not only is he booksmart, he has also figured out a way to make pursuing his passion for wine into a living. With support from friends and family, he walked away from a good job and a Harvard education to start Full Pull Wines; [...]

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