10 Ways to Promote Your Project for Free With Bloggers, Journalists and Podcasters

theblerdgurl: I was having a conversation the other day with a fellow blogger and writer and we both were lamenting the fact that although we both like to promote indie artists, (mostly writers and comic book creators) we are often inundated with emails, tweets and DMs from people wanting us to promote their work. (I …

A gift from Darlene on the occasion of my 40th. I need to name her and keep her alive. While I do fine with non-flowering plants I’ve struggled with the opposite. So far so good.

“Chains” by Usher featuring Nas and Bibi Bourelly #DontLookAway

Powerful!!! Check out Usher’s new interactive music video which uses your webcam to ensure you‪ #‎DontLookAway‬. The video asks you to contemplate racial injustice by showing images of several victims. If you look away the music and video stop. Of course I had to test that theory and it did happen. The couple of times …

“Hair on Soap”

Image: Book cover mock-up via Kickstarter promo pageBaltimore author and  D.I.Y. creative talent Michelle Dwyer needs some help. She has a Kickstarter campaign for her new book “Hair on Soap”, an “interactive zine diary” complete with fabulous unique locally created hair inspired stickers. We all have a hair story, Michelle uses this zine diary to share hers …

Dear Diary-12/13/03

In an effort to start a new essay I’ve been reading through my old journals. I have at least six not even half-filled journals and consult with them when the essay well runs dry. Sadly I have never been a prolific journaler, in fact ever since my Mom found (and read) my diary back when …