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  1. How Shivya Nath Turned Her Travel Blog into a Book

    The Shooting Star blogger talks about nomadic life, building a readership that cares, and avoiding the pitfalls of overtourism.

    Authors
    Images courtesy of Shivya Nath
  2. How Soprano Charlotte Hoather Took Her Singing — and Blogging — to New Heights

    The up-and-coming singer shares insight on building community, using social media, and finding time to blog even on busy weeks.

    Culture
    Images courtesy of Charlotte Hoather, with kind permission of Waterperry Opera Festival.
  3. Exploring Your Craft: Notes from Writers at the Top of Their Game

    Face down the blank page with some expert support in your corner.

    Books
  4. Draw The Line: Bringing Comic Artists Together to Effect Positive Political Change

    The founder of the Draw The Line comics site talks about how the project expanded into a global effort.

    Art
    Dig deeper: have conversations that help you understand opposite points of view. Illustration by Draw The Line artist Rakel Stammer.
  5. Creating a Community Through Blogging: A Q&A with Cee Neuner of Cee’s Photography

    Cee of Cee’s Photography talks about building a community around her blog through photography challenges.

    Inspiration
  6. Phoebe Lee of Little Grey Box on Growing a Brand and Business as a Travel Blogger

    Phoebe Lee, the seasoned travel blogger at Little Grey Box, shares advice on growing your brand and making money.

    Exploration
    Enjoying early morning views over Labuan Bajo, Indonesia. Photo courtesy of Little Grey Box.
  7. Podcast in the Spotlight: This Filipino American Life

    Joe at This Filipino American Life explains why the podcasting medium was the right fit for them, and how their site complements their recorded content.

    Culture
  8. selfPortrait Magazine: A New Site Celebrating Photographers in Front of the Lens

    Katherine Caddy launches a new digital magazine devoted to self-portrait photography.

    Interviews
    Photograph by Nathan Magee, as featured in selfPortrait’s "10 to watch" list in January 2018. Copyright Nathan Magee.
  9. Happy 11th Blogiversary, Smitten Kitchen!

    “The more you work at it, the closer it gets to what you have in your head.”

    Cooking

    All-butter pie crust. Image by Deb Perelman / smitten kitchen.

  10. Five Things We Love at The Chicago Review of Books

    Explore The Chicago Review of Books, a literary publication.

    Books
  11. Text, Don’t Call: An Interview with Introvert and Cartoonist Aaron Caycedo-Kimura

    An interview with an introvert and author of Text, Don’t Call: An Illustrated Guide to the Introverted Life.

    Authors

    All images below are excerpted from TEXT, DON’T CALL: An Illustrated Guide to the Introverted Life by Aaron Caycedo-Kimura with the permission of TarcherPerigee, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright© 2017 by Aaron T. Caycedo-Kimura.

  12. Fairy Tales, Reimagined: A New Series from Jerry Mahoney

    Author Jerry Mahoney talks about writing his first book series for young readers.

    Authors
  13. A Pattern of Creativity: An Interview with Knitter and Musician Lucy Hague

    Lucy Hague defines creativity, no matter whether she’s creating complex knitting patterns or playing music.

    Crafts
    The Lindisfarne shawl. All fibre arts by Lucy Hague.
  14. Documenting a City, One Photo at a Time: Winnipeg Love Hate

    Photographer Bryan Scott documents both urban renewal and decline at Winnipeg Love Hate.

    Interviews
    Canada Day at The Forks. (All photos by Bryan Scott. All rights reserved.)
  15. Barb Knowles: 31 Years Sober and Counting

    Barb Knowles marked 31 years of sobriety on October 5, 2016. Learn about her story — how she got sober and has stayed sober.

    Interviews
    Image source: Pexels/Life Of Pix.