Author: Matt Borondy

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

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New on Identity Theory: “Election,” Amazon Debate, Best Unread Books of 2011 & More

Over at Identity Theory we posted a fiction piece by Bezalel Stern called “Election.” It feels like a parable. We also have an essay

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7 Essential HTML5 Web Development Tips and Resources

HTML5, the Flash-killing web language of the future, won’t be set in stone until the W3C finalizes its specs in 2014, but it’s already been making an impact on the Web and in mobile devices for the past couple of

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Switched to WordPress Default Theme

I switched this blog to the default Twenty Eleven theme. Reasons include: 1. I want to update this blog more often. 2. I developed ill will toward the old design. 3. I want to learn how to expand and

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For the Record: Asheville

I relocated from Burlington, VT to Asheville, NC this month. Asheville is nearly twice as populated and receives on average 68 fewer inches of snow in the winter. Neither of those facts caused me to move here. So far, my

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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

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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

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September 11th Memorial Cow

This is a real thing that somebody made for a contest. A September 11th…cow. I encountered it at Young’s Jersey Dairy in Yellow Springs during my last trip to Ohio in 2004. The memorable piece of fine art came up

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