New Author Q&A’s: Dan Chaon, Bethanne Patrick, Julianna Baggott, etc.

I’ve been running a literary Q&A series over at Identity Theory. Here are some highlights: Dan Chaon wants to be an assassin. Nick Antosca’s favorite sentence is from Salter. Julianna Baggott calls writing “the daily practice of empathy.” Bethanne Patrick explains how literature reminds us of our common humanity. Michelle Haimoff says “the point of …

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“The point is to write as much as you know as quickly as possible.”

I am reading And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life by Charles J. Shields. Finished Cat’s Cradle over Thanksgiving. So Vonnegut is on the brain. He said, in defending the straightforward writing style he developed during his brief career as a PR man and journalist, “The point is to write as much as you …

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Clients in the News: AALV in the NY Times, Highlow Project on VPR

A recent NY Times article on refugee farming highlighted a couple of my web clients, the Association of Africans Living in Vermont and ISED Solutions, for their work in that aspect of refugee resettlement. Also, photographer Ned Castle has been featured in the press for the second phase of his Highlow Project, including this interview …

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International Institute of New England Launches New Website

The International Institute of New England is a Boston-based nonprofit helping refugees and immigrants become active participants in the social, political, and economic richness of American life. (In addition to Boston, they work on Lowell, MA and Manchester, NH—hence the “New England.”) They recently changed their name from the International Institute of Boston and wanted …

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Uncommon Photos

Some of Kristi’s photos are on display this month at Uncommon Grounds on Church Street in Burlington. (That’s Burlington, Vermont, for those of you just joining us.) You might be wondering: Who is this Kristi? Does she have a website where you can view more of her little black-and-white masterpieces? Why isn’t she looking at …

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How to Move a WordPress Install to your Website Root from a Subdirectory

Last night, I had to move a WordPress blog from a sub-folder to the website root. It was incredibly easy, in theory: 1. Before doing anything else, I changed both the website address (URI) and WordPress blog address under the “Settings – General” tab in the WordPress admin area to point to the root of …

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