Category Archives: Art, Music, Crafts, etc.

5 Interesting Links for 04-20-2018

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Rural Access (Technology) There have been many promises of expanding Internet access in the United States, but remote areas in rural America are still under-served. This article talks of an … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.140: Unusual “Life”

Back in 2012, before I started doing the smiles, I included a fun video of a self-locomoting art project with the below comment. Someone posted a different video in one of the steampunk groups I belong to, and I remembered … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.138: Creativity with Metal

I’m taking a little break from the book posts so I thought I’d share a short film I ran across. It is about Alan William, a metal artist, and his creative process. Enjoy.

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5 Interesting Links for 03-16-2018

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Blurbs (Publishing) A quick video from BooksGoSocial of what to focus on when writing a book blurb to help your titles sell. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOfHyodzfSQ Recycling (Art) A fantastical up-cycle of traditional … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 02-23-2018

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Editing (Writing) A curious experiment in statistical analysis to discover authors’ favorite words and phrases across all their works. https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-06-26/journalist-uses-statistics-uncover-authors-cinnamon-words Trailers (Promotion) If you’re thinking about making a book trailer, … Continue reading

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