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Photoblog-to-Blurb book highlighted on CityTV News International

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Sam Javanrouh’s photoblog Daily Dose of Imagery has already garnered a dedicated fan base and a heap of awards and honors. So it’s no surprise that his first book is also getting plenty of buzz. But even Sam’s been taken off guard by the overwhelming response. The gorgeous 40-page “Daily Dose of Imagery Collection, Volume [...]

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Flickr sets: Wii vs. Blurb

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After seeing BoingBoing’s link today to a hilarious Flickr pool of people using the new Nintendo Wii, I was curious whether any Blurb authors had posted photos of their books. After all, seeing your work in print for the first time can feel a lot like getting the top score in Bust-A-Move Bash. Only less [...]

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Edit us on Wikipedia

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Recently Wired News reporter Ryan Singel agreed to have an article about Wikipedia edited by Wikipedians rather than his editor. 348 edits later … Why did he do it? As he explained in his follow-up story: Stealing a line from Dan Gillmor, I agreed because I’ve learned over the last four years of writing for [...]

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Thesis, er, book of the week

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MFA candidates spend months fretting over their MFA thesis shows–not just what pieces to include, but which frames to use, who to invite, how many appetizers to serve. And then, before you can say “pass the two-buck Chuck,” the party’s over and the exhibition packed up. Painter Matthew Ballou had a better idea. He made [...]

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