I took Pearl and "When Mary Left" off Amazon and other sellers today. I'd been thinking of taking at least Pearl down for a while. I self-published it in 2015 and while I will always be proud of writing it and self-publishing it, I'm not sure I did the story justice. Like all of us … Continue reading On Deleting Your Self-Published Work
1. What are you currently reading? According to my Kindle, I’m 5% of the way through reading How To Do Nothing: Resisting The Attention Economy by Jenny Odell, and it’s a perfect read for anyone who spends too much online or who is down on themselves for not “maximizing” their personal or professional productivity during … Continue reading Hey, Whatcha Reading?
Y'all, I recorded my first screencast today using Screencast-O-Matic. Basically, it's a video of my PowerPoint presentation for my final project in Digital Preservation class with yours truly having to speak about over it. I've done more PowerPoint presentations in library school than pretty much any other time in my life--I have PowerPoint preferences now, … Continue reading Of New Technology
I'm not sure how many of you reading this are actually in quarantine or a stay-at-home situation--or if your state has opened up, is testing for COVID, or is agitating to open everything back up again. But here in New York--specifically Queens, where I live, "the epicenter of the epicenter" as someone called it the … Continue reading Fun Things To Do in Quarantine
This next Potential Period Film Fodder appeared as a character in the movie Amazing Grace, which was about the British abolitionist Member of Parliament William Wilberforce. Olaudah Equiano has also been the subject of documentaries and even an animated short film. But he hasn't had a full-length feature film made about him and I think … Continue reading Potential Period Film Fodder: Olaudah Equiano