Going over Blogging with Kim Lear

Kim came over this afternoon and we have been discussing the fine points of blogging and how to make the most of this medium. So I’m just doing a short posting for fun to show the pleasures of using wordpress!

Beware Intensified Personalization

Once I had completed the Documentary Print book, I decided it would be fun to create ancilliary merchandise to go along with it. And what better medium than embroidery? One of the samplers (seen here in this post) refers to a state of mind we can all recognize. In the imagined world of the Social…

Getting Down to Business

I’ve been working on the blog for my self-publishing business, Alpha Glyph Publications, adding a page that refers to the blogs I’ve put together (or helped to do so) and that I administrate. I’m also posting about some of the different projects that we’ve worked on so far, since I established the company in January…

Our metaphor has been stolen

In a recent review of Amin Baraka’s Tales of the Out and Gone, a quote from Heathen Technology at the End of the 20th Century just jumped out to me. It explains so much: “And the people whose metaphor had been stolen could not imagine what was going on.” That’s what has been going wrong…

My New Special Interest Bookstore

I’ve finally put together some of my earlier writings, self-published at Lulu, which has given me a storefront, Carol’s Special Interest Bookstore. It’s all still in process, but I’m happy to say that at least it has started. Now the two books there are just the beginning, and the facsimile book is still in a…

Time Flies

All the responsibilities I have signed up for, the clients, the work, the promises to myself to finally publish writings from long ago – all vie for first place in my queue each day. Each as important and valuable as the other, each requiring full and total attention for the time it takes to complete….