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Draw The Line: Bringing Comic Artists Together to Effect Positive Political Change
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Cheri Lucas Rowlands
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In response to the political climate around the world, Myfanwy Tristram wanted to give voice to people feeling hopeless and powerless. The result? Draw The Line , a project that brought together over 100 comic artists sharing practical ways to take positive action. The site is a toolkit for people who want to make a difference, big or small, and offers resources for engaged organizations and campaigns. Myfanwy tells us how the website came to life, and the crowdfunding effort to make the printed version of Draw The Line a reality.

You originally envisioned Draw The Line to be a small project — a print comic to sell at festivals and conventions. But it evolved into something ...Read more

Hurry The Food Up
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Ben Huberman
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Showcase Your Art with These Professional Portfolio Themes
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Cheri Lucas Rowlands
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Cheri Lucas Rowlands
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Cheri Lucas Rowlands
10 WordPress.com Bloggers to Follow on Instagram
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Cheri Lucas Rowlands
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These days, sharing and engaging on social media is essential to growing your business or personal brand. Here are 10 writers, artists, and photographers taking advantage of Instagram to expand their reach.

Girls and Their Cats // @girlsandtheircats

Brooklyn-based fashion photographer BriAnne Wills photographs women and their feline companions all over New York City at Girls and Their Cats . To date, she’s showcased over 200 women in this series.

Busy Bee // @tabithebear

Illustrator Tabi at Busy Bee doodles, adores animals, and can often be found exploring the forests in England, where she lives. On Instagram, Tabi shares her latest whimsical sketches and scenes in progress.

Omar Z Robles // @omarzrobles

We featured Omar last ...Read more

Groundhog Day
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Krista Stevens
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selfPortrait Magazine: A New Site Celebrating Photographers in Front of the Lens
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Cheri Lucas Rowlands
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Federico Paoli
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Cheri Lucas Rowlands
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10 About Pages We Love
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Cheri Lucas Rowlands

Your About page is your opportunity to tell the world what you’re all about. You might wonder: How much should I say? How do I set myself apart from everyone else? What’s my story, my unique angle?

There’s no magic formula for a successful About page: we’re all so different, after all. But as your interests and goals evolve, don’t be afraid to experiment with the page’s content and format. Need inspiration? Here are 10 approaches we love.

Ready for your own domain name, advanced design options, and more in 2018? Find the WordPress.com plan that’s right for you .

Be succinct

Isaac Yuen publishes short stories and personal essays at Ekostories . The British ...Read more