This week we discovered what an ice pack can do to a book cover design, read some thoughtful words about home by former civil rights activist Douglas Gary Freeman, learned an off-grid living motto, and more.
~ Author Kevin Major shares the story of the SS Caribou, a ferry sunk by German U-boat during WWII resulting in 137 deaths, in
Land Beyond the Sea (Breakwater Books)
~ What happens when you combine an ice pack, a home inkjet printer, and an iPhone? Designer Michel Vrana tells us about his process behind the cover art for Randy Nikkel Schroeder's cyberpunk novel
Arctic Smoke(NeWest Press)
~ Douglas Gary Freeman explains the significance of a quote by John Quincy Adams that begins his new novel
Exile Blues (Baraka Books): “The natural state of mankind is, and I know this is a controversial idea, is freedom. Is freedom."
~ Author Andrea Hejlskov shares what it's like to live off grid, what the rewilding movement is about, and her memoir
Escape to the Wild (Caitlin Press): "There’s a motto in the off-grid community and it goes like this: chop wood/fetch water. I like it. Do what needs to be done."
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