Books & Reading, Lifestyle & Culture, Poetry and Prose, Publishing, Uncategorized

How to Make a Chapbook

Here’s a great way to make a handmade poetry chapbook using the YourStory thermal book binder (and laminating) machine. This was the first time I had used a thermal machine of this sort to make books. Prior to this I’ve only used a glue gun, or just made books using the “saddle stich” (or, staple bound) method.

Moreover, I made this video using the WeVideo mobile app. I’m trying to gain skills making good quality videos using mobile apps, and of course, my Nikon video camera and video software.

Poetry and Prose, Publishing, Uncategorized

What is Good Poetry?

GoodPoetry by Teyuna T. Darris--- Web Version

Communicatios and Media, Education and Career, Lifestyle & Culture, Poetry and Prose, Publishing, Random Stuff, Society and Culture

A Chant, entitled, “A Student’s Life”

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Communication & Relationships, Lifestyle & Culture, Poetry and Prose, Publishing, Random Stuff, Some Other Stuff

Finally Started Making Greeting Cards

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Finally started making prototypes for my #handmade #greetingcard company. Today, I worked with ink designs on textured and colored stock papers for saying “Thank You”, and welcoming new babies. Very fun:-) A little messy. But, ready for bulk stamping:-)

I’ve also made greeting cards using layered decorative papers and colored and patterned card stock to help people to say “I love you”, “I like you”, “kiss me”, “forgive me”, “have a good time”, and “cheer up and smile”. I can post these greeting cards later. #tdarris

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