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Q&A with Elly Blue from Taking the Lane

Elly Blue is the creator of Taking the Lane, a feminist, cycling zine in Portland. She has been writing about cycling for seven years and is working on getting her first book published, “Pedal, Stretch, Breathe,” about yoga and cycling. … Continue reading

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Why It’s Good: Scott Berg on Zines

By Corinne Mooney “[Zines are] Tinkertoys for malcontents. They’re obsessed with obsession. They’re extraordinary and ordinary. They’re about strangeness but since it’s usually happening somewhere else you’re kind of relieved.” – Chip Rowe Zines are fun and quirky publications with … Continue reading

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Blogger Hanna Paal on DIY Writing, Blog Management

Post by Mary Callie Gisler. Photo (c) Hanna Paal. Do-it-yourself writing is a unique niche in both the writing and blogging communities. I had the pleasure of interviewing blogger Hanna Paal, music student and part-time nanny and Esty shop owner … Continue reading

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“Why’s this so good?”: Geneva Vanderzeil and DIY

Post by Mary Callie Gisler. All photos by Geneva Vanderzeil. Covering a beat like do-it-yourself has introduced me to a much different style of writing than the reporting world might be use to. One of my favorite examples of this … Continue reading

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Tweeting With Top DIY Bloggers and Writers

Post and photo by Mary Callie Gisler. From magazines to blogs, do-it-yourself has become a popular conversation topic. Popular bloggers and writers have turned DIY into a popular social media topic as well, especially on Twitter. Topics include home decor, … Continue reading

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Three “DIY-ers” Writing About Do-it-Yourself

Post and photo by Mary Callie Gisler. Do-it-yourself (DIY) projects will always a favorite pastime, with possibilities ranging from home and garden projects to fashion and accessories ideas. There is something rewarding about making something on your own. Recently, DIY … Continue reading

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