“Travel for me was an escape earlier but now it’s the best source of learning I can ever get. It’s an exchange, between places and me. People and me. Stories and me.” Divsi Gupta shares her adventures around the world at The Quirky Wanderer. Her doors of photographs are especially stunning.
Mondro: Archiving the Work of Queer Artists in Bangladesh
“We welcome every queer individual of Bangladesh to express themselves.” The founder of new website Mondro talks about the need for a platform for the queer Bangladeshi community.
HeyMama: Building a Community of Working Mothers
Through HeyMama, Amri Kibbler and Katya Libin have created a community of career-driven mothers.
Crutches and Spice
“Disabled. Loud. Proud.” Imani Barbarin writes from the perspective of a black woman with cerebral palsy. On her blog, Crutches and Spice, she shares her thoughts about the world around her and the life she and others live daily.
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Now you can collect ongoing donations, membership and subscription payments, and more on WordPress.com.
The Power of One: Cleaning Up the Coastline, One Person at a Time, with Barrel Bag
Environmental activist and teen founder Tucker Grooms created his nonprofit, Barrel Bag, to make it easier for people to clean up trash at the beach. His website has grown into the online hub of the organization.
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_southstart 2019, a festival in Adelaide, South Australia, will “gather disruptive ideas, unlock curious minds, and unleash the sharing of real-world experiences from the business and technology frontlines of the future.”
Born in Krakow and now living in Belgium, Anna Chwistek perfects the art of food photography at Serving Dumplings. Her recipes are seasonal and varied, and in the summertime, she operates a food truck. Anna’s blog is a 2019 Saveur Blog Award finalist in the “Most Inspired Weeknight Meals” category.
Cooking with Granny
Video journalist Caroline Shin created her web and event series Cooking with Granny to highlight the special culinary moments we have with our grandmothers. Cooking with Granny is a 2019 Saveur Blog Award finalist in the “Best Food Videos” category.
Storyboard 75: The Big Book of Narrative
“Storyboard 75” compiles some of the most popular posts from the archives at Nieman Storyboard, a resource for exploring the art and craft of storytelling. Writers: bookmark this page and return to it again and again.
At Isabel Eats, a 2019 Saveur Blog Award finalist, explore hundreds of Mexican-inspired, Tex-Mex, and traditional Mexican recipes that you can make in the comfort of your own home. Oklahoma City-based food blogger Isabel is nominated in the “Most Inspired Weeknight Meals” category.
The Not-So-Slow Leak
“Some are tired. All are broke. Some are gay or trans and suffer for it. All have professional ambitions beyond what they can achieve on a blockaded island.” At Here is Havana, Conner Gorry reflects on emigration, loss, and Cuba.
“Putting the two sets of letters together – 96 in total – with my diaries, I realised I had invaluable source material which covered social attitudes of the time together with national and international events…. Throughout there is a love story and the building of a relationship.” At Alamore, Maureen Blake publishes letters and diary […]
For National Novel Writing Month, Two Vital Reminders
“A novel is hard because it needs to be hard, and the novel is hard because it’s yours.” On his blog Terribleminds, Chuck Wendig offers advice to writers at the start of National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo.
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