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  1. 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.

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

    Explore The Chicago Review of Books, a literary publication.

    Books
  3. 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.

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

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

    Authors
  5. 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.
  6. 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.)
  7. 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.
  8. Fashionable and Confident Over 40: When the Girls Rule

    Julia Millies took on “her look” just like any design project. Now she shares the fabulous results at When the Girls Rule.

    Fashion
    Julia Millies of When the Girls Rule
  9. Telling Story, Sharing Light: A Roundtable Discussion with the Women of Tea&Bannock

    Tea&Bannock is a supportive community celebrating life through the Indigenous gaze. Meet the seven artists behind it.

    Culture
    Photo by Tenille Campbell.
  10. An “Open Apology” Gone Viral: Amy Rawe on Blogging, Community, and Dolly Parton

    A blogger reflects on a post read by millions in the short span of four days.

    Inspiration
    Image by Kristopher Harris (CC BY 2.0).
  11. No Longer Anonymous: Alexis Kanda-Olmstead Overcomes the Terror of the Publish Button

    Alexis Kanda-Olmstead talks about her blog’s origin story, her inspirations, and Blogging University.

    Inspiration
  12. “The More You Work on It, the Easier It Gets”: A Conversation with Smitten Kitchen’s Deb Perelman

    One of the web’s most successful food bloggers talks about her writing voice, holiday cooking, and more.

    Cooking

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

  13. Inspired by the Cotswolds: A Home Interiors Company that Blogs with Style

    The blog of a home interiors company in England inspires and informs its customers.

    Business
    Images courtesy of The Cotswold Company.
  14. Music to Your Ears: Behind the Scenes at Bandcamp Daily

    Bandcamp’s editorial director talks about their blog, which fosters serendipitous discovery and community.

    Business
  15. Fleeting Instances: A Conversation with Street Photographer Lignum Draco

    Lignum Draco talks about his photographic inspiration, favorite techniques, and pseudonym.

    Interviews
    You've been disconnected. All photos by Lignum Draco. All rights reserved.