Creative: Update, New Publishing Project

Okay, one step closer to the prize. Not sure what that prize is but that is another matter. This is the second post in a series about my new publishing project. Need to say this again, right up front and … Read More

Adventure: Travels with Tacoma

I don’t want to be anywhere else. The West is being developing at an astonishing rate. If you too want to see this place you better go now because it won’t be long before vast swaths will be off-limits, gobbled … Read More

Dispatches: Pete Souza

Sometimes we get lucky. Pete Souza came to Blurb. I was able to snatch him away for a quick interview. If you don’t know Pete Souza just know he’s a photographer. A good one. He was the official White House … Read More

Creative: Seattle and Beyond

Literally, but you won’t know what I’m referring to until a bit later. Two-party system, compromising and attempting to work together. Better food. Better coffee. Public transit. Bike lanes. No, not Seattle, but close. That’s beside the point. In the … Read More

Creative: NEW! Blurb Notebooks & Journals

I’ve been keeping a daily journal since 1993. I found a book titled “The Adventures and Misadventures of Peter Beard in Africa,” and from that moment on I was utterly powerless in the face of pen + paper. Still am. … Read More

Creative: Blurb and Readymag

Hey Peeps, If any of you follow Blurb on social you will see today’s announcement in regard to something called Readymag. This is a very cool platform, and one I’ve been using for a while now, mostly to learn how … Read More

Creative: Vlog 0007

Fall travel..engage. I should have known. “Milnor, you can’t do this by yourself,” a filmmaker friend told me when he found out I was headed into the motion world. He knew that I knew that he was correct, but he … Read More

Creative: Vlog 0004

Ya, okay. Me again. Better get used to seeing my mangled head. I’m not entirely sure why, but for some reason, I am LOVING this motion study experiment. Yes, it’s my job now, and perhaps that has something to do … Read More

Creative: Blurb Tips 0013, Be Real

Keep it real friends. A self-help post here, for sure. I’ve seen too many people put too many completely and utterly unrealistic bookselling stresses on themselves and in the process ruin their entire bookmaking experience. Be real. Be real and … Read More

Creative: Vlog 0003

Yes, I’ve taken “test” out of the title, but make no mistake, I’m still feeling my way around. My life has taken on a new level of chaos at the moment. Personal, family-related issues, which I’ll spare you as well … Read More

Creative: Vlog Test 0002

I know, too long. But I’m TESTING. Damn you short attention span humans. I’m awesome. When are you going to realize this? I have to say, I’m loving the IDEA of filmmaking. I never wanted to learn this stuff, but … Read More

Creative: New Blurb Economy Magazine Paper

Dear Future Magazine Moguls, Let me just start by saying this. I LOVE Blurb’s Premium Magazine product. I think it just might be the sleeper of all sleepers, but anytime Blurb comes out with something new I always make a … Read More

Creative: Shifter Vlog Test

This is a test. This is only a test, of the Emergency Vlogcast System. If this were a real emergency you would be in deep s%$#.> I know, I know. The depths of my hypocrisy are considerable, but there is … Read More

Creative: Blurb Tips 0012, Build for the Platform

Back with another Blurb tip, this time in regard to building for the platform. I’ve seen too many good people and too many talented people find reasons to NOT build something based on the idea the platform doesn’t offer some … Read More

Creative: A Road to Photography

So I got something new in the mail. As you know, I’m a sucker for all things analog post. Mathieu Chiasson is a relative newcomer to photography but is attempting to make up for lost time. I’ve never met Mathieu … Read More