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Asymmetrical Podcast Episode 2
09
Apr

Asymmetrical Podcast — Episode 2

In this second episode of the Asymmetrical Podcast, we're experimenting by separating the news/Community segments and the more 'evergreen' segments (interviews, Q&A's) into different releases, which…

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Asymmetrical Podcast Episode 1
31
Mar

Asymmetrical Podcast — Episode 1

I could not be happier to introduce the first of what will be many Asymmetrical Podcast episodes — an audio series where we'll talk publishing news,…

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28
Mar

What the Hell Is a Book?

What is a book? Seriously, it's a valid question, so please bracket your skepticism for a moment, and let's think about it together. During the first day of…

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for everyone who's indie at heart
17
Mar

For the Indie at Heart

In my past life as a professional designer, I found that designing business cards for myself was one of the harder things a person can do.…

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Shawn Mihalik
07
Mar

Interview: Asym Author Shawn Mihalik

I first met Shawn Mihalik, a burgeoning young writer, in a coffeehouse in Pittsburgh, PA, just across the state line from his native Youngstown, OH, during one…

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21
Feb

Top 10 Reasons to Avoid Writing Top 10 Lists

We are in the throes of a dangerous epidemic, a disease that has spread throughout the blogosphere. It has reached every corner, every nook, every cranny…

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10
Feb

Writing About Writing Is Like Kissing Your Beautiful Sister

Bluck! I'm not a fan of writing about writing, just as I'm not found of blogs about blogging or books about books. That is, writing about writing…

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Moleskine sketchbook and G2 pen
06
Feb

Scribbling

It was the same problem every time. Beautiful new sketchbook in hand, I'd run my fingers over its high-end cover, spine, and pages. The paper? Crisp…

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03
Feb

Not a Natural Writer

Most things in life are not hereditary. I have a confession: I am not a natural writer. Heck, I'm more of a natural basketball player than I am…

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