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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Critique By Maria D'Marco Real Life Diagnostics is a weekly column that studies a snippet of a work in progress for specific issues. Readers are encouraged to send in work with questions, and we diagnose it on the site. Its part critique, par
By Robin GalbraithFor Cynthia Leitich Smith's CynsationsAuthor, illustrator, and educator Jean Marzollo died April 10, 2018.SCBWI Remembers Jean Marzollo 1942- 2018 from their website. Peek:...Marzollo served for 20 years as editor of Scholastics mag
Modern DSLR cameras can produce very sharp images with plenty of detail. However, the chief limiting factor to the sharpness of an image is the quality of the lens being employed. If you use a basic kit lens, you will not obtain the best image possib
Name: Jana, Mariano and their children Phadi and Christ Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina Size: 2,200 square feet Years lived in: 5 years, owned This tour deserves a long look because Jana is a fashion blogger and costume designer whose personal sty
guitarz.blogspot.com: (Above): Because this guitar is going to be such an unusual shape, I drilled holes in key places outside of the perimeter to aid the jigsawing process, especially where the blade needs to change direction. And after muc
A few months after my son was born, I took my wife to see the Tommy Lee Jones western The Homesman. If you know that movie, then you know why it was a bad idea:minutes into the film, a woman driven mad by the harshness of pioneer life kills her infan
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA (April 20, 2018) SmugMug, the largest, most comprehensive, independent photo management platform in the world, today announced it has agreed to purchase Flickr, the online photo management and sharing application. Together, SmugMug
The Dead Good Reader Awards are open for nominations and I'd love it if Marnie Rome and Noah Jake could be in the running for the Holmes and Watson Best Detective Duo Award. There's also an award with Noah's name all over it: The Wringer Award for th
The hot new trend in planting right now is: grass. Grass? you may find yourself asking. How could anybody get excited about grass? But that's because you haven't seen this grass. Whether you want to make a strong statement, block out your neighbor's
The company decided to push the limits of the new version with two Dirty switches, an all-tube reverb, and three different flavors of wattage.
So happy to finally announce this book of cartoons is out. It's called LOBSTER THERAPY AND MOOSE PICK-UP LINES and has almost 200 great cartoons by me, John Klossner, David Jacobson, Jeff Pert and the one and only Bill Woodman. We have start
Thanks to Viz and Inio Asano, The Comics Journal is pleased to share this exclusive (and extensive) look at Asano's latest North American release, Dead Dead Demon's Dededede Destruction 1. Continue reading →Thanks to Viz, we're pleased to p
A great portrait is more important than you think it is, both from the perspective of your business and your website. Plus, a self-portrait session is the perfect way to test out new lighting techniques before you head out on a photo shoot. In this v
By Cynthia Leitich Smith, Robin Galbraith,Gayleen Rabukukk & Kate Pentecost for CynsationsAuthor/Illustrator InsightsSouth Asian Historical FictionAuthor Interview with Veera Hiranandani a
Studies show that living near water can reduce stress, so it stands to reason that one way you could maximize that benefit is by living on a boat, particularly a floating habitat that can be assembled in four days by two people. READ MORE
Karen felt hopeful when she and her ex-boyfriend initially got back together. After a stormy breakup and a painful month apart, they gradually began to communicate with one another. It was healing for her to be able to finally get all that was unsaid
Let me attempt to begin with a joke. So Walt Disney, Saul Steinberg, and Tomi Ungerer walk into an insane asylum. No wait, I'm telling it wrong. Walt Disney walks into his therapist's office. The therapist says, "Why the long … Continue rea
By Janice Hardy, @Janice_HardyBecoming a writer isnt an easy path! There are many challenges that new writers face on their quest to say "I am a writer" --challenges which, like those on any other quest, have to be overcome if we wi
Located in western Colorado, the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is a popular tourist attraction that offers some of the steepest cliffs and craggiest spires in the entire United States. Carved out of solid granite, the breathtaking beauty
There are signed first editions of Come And Find Me at Goldsboro Books right now. And ten very special 'signed, lined and dated' ones for the collectors amongst you. You can buy your copy online here.Tweet
Ursula's new condo in Brooklyn's Bed-Stuy neighborhood came with a builder-basic kitchen that seemed trapped in the '90s, and a dark color scheme in the living room that, while stylish, made the space feel heavy and dark. Her goals for the renovation
Hi, gang and happy Friday. Coupla quick things: (1) Lots of folks asking when am I going to write a version of my Lightroom Book with all the new stuff in the Lightroom Classic? (including the new Profiles and all). Good news – I already di
Well, the curtain has already risen, but I’ve yet to see a film — I’m heading to my first screening in about 90 minutes. So, it’s not too late for my annual list of movies I’m looking forward to at th
The algorithms aim to capture the nuances of the company's Microtubes Vintage and B7K Ultra pedals.
ISO should be one of the easiest aspects of digital photography to master, but many beginners in photography still have a hard time understanding this fundamental camera setting. I suspect this is because of the way it is being taught. You see, ISO s
I'm pleased to have a cartoon of mine on display at the Shrewsbury Festival this year. It's on the theme of transport. So, I sent on a bunch of cartoons. But, I still don't know which one of the batch of my "transport" themed cartoons they picked. I
Babies don't know much about design. Every time I've tried to delve into the finer points of Eliel versus Eero Saarinen with the under-one crowd, they just stare at me blankly (and occasionally drool). Thankfully, Julie Merberg has a new book coming
An expansive look into the career of Olivia Viewig's, whose German. Continue reading → Olivia Viewegs first book-length comic, Endzeit, introduces an in-between character in an in-between place. Calling herself the Gardener, this character
This years 21st edition of the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival (April 5th-8th) boasted everything a doc geek would want in a top tier fest — strong selections, a nurturing southern hospitality, and many easily approachable big-name doc
A poor diet can leave you feeling sluggish, groggy, and lethargic. You may even find your cravings for junk food... The post 9 Ways a Clean Eating Diet Can Help You Feel Better appeared first on Lifehack.A poor diet can leave you feeling sluggish, gr
The AC-Driver is a compact acoustic-instrument preamp that features an adjustable low-cut filter and tools for fighting feedback.
By Gayleen Rabakukkfor Cynthia Leitich Smith's CynsationsJen Petro-Roy is the debut author of P.S. I Miss You (Feiwel & Friends, 2018). From the promotional copy:Evie is heartbroken when her strict Catholic parents send her pregnant sister, C
It’s not every day you come across a heard of bison wandering along the highway in the early morning hours. But for those traveling through Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, this is a typical occurrence. A beautiful contrast between the
guitarz.blogspot.com: Just a very quick update this time. Here's the Piglet body all glued and clamped up on the bench and with a couple of heavy weights on top for good measure. Going to leave it for 24 hours before unclamping.G L Wilson 2018, Guita
More and more, people are choosing to live, build and decorate by the mantra "less is more." One of the more recent and coolest examples of minimalism is the LifeEdited house, designed by Treehugger founder, Graham Hill. READ MORE
The original Wonder Woman comics from the 1940s, written by William Marston and drawn by Harry G. Peter, are the greatest superhero comics ever created. Marston, a psychologist who lived in a polyamorous relationship with two bisexual women, was a &a
Spring isn’t just the best time to clean your home. To ensure that your body stays in great shape, you should also take it as a time to take a good look at your health. To help you get started, here are 7 ways to spring clean your health. G
It’s back. That I-feel-like-I-was-punched-in-the-stomach sensation that leaves you hunched over, nauseated, and without an appetite. We’ve all been there, whether... The post 13 Home Remedies for Stomach Ache (Simple and Effective
While traditionalists may be quick to denounce the merit of iphoneography, the fact of the matter is that the tiny camera installed on our cell phones is by far the handiest tool a photographer has at their disposal. Nothing can match the portability
By J. Kathleen Cheney, @jkcheney Part of the Indie Authors Series Ive been in this author game for a while, and it still surprises me when someone wants a signed copy of one of my books. Signings, both at conventions and at bookstores, are often frau
The fun of Trading Spaces, when compared to all other home shows that came after it, is that it sometimes goes wrongreally wrong. While Twitter wasn't exactly feeling the room designs of the reboot's debut episode, we haven't yet seen an actual fail.
Recently, Id been pondering why the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival always tops my must-attend U.S. doc fest list. Like few fests in the U.S. or Europe, Full Frame truly walks the walk — it’s a top tier, mainstream nonfiction
Do you want to be a better parent? Chances are, the answer is “yes”. After all, as parents we are... The post HowPracticing Deep Breathing Exercises Can Make You a Better Parent appeared first on Lifehack.Do you want to be a bette
In this Photoshop tutorial, Ill show you how to create a fantasy scene featuring a cat watching a magical fish. Youll learn how to combine several stock images and textures, retouching, make the light effect, enhance the color and more. Final Image T
This month's playlist includes new tunes from Aerosmith's Joe Perry, Bill Frisell, John Prine, Corrosion of Conformity, and more.
Here’s a great shot of Pacific City, Oregon, as shot by Jerad Armijo. The tree branches provide the perfect natural frame for this shot of Haystack Rock, and the sky colors are amazing: Armijo says this is his favorite area to photograph an
Dancing and motoring were the scenarios upon which were hung the stories for the Flintstones Sunday newspaper comics 50 years ago this month. There lots of neat little things in some of the comics. The opening panel of the April 7, 1968 comic has a b