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New Merch!

Not only am I not dead or otherwise permanently offline, I have new stuff in the Etsy shop! Check it out, y’all:  

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Still not dead!

So, where’s the Book Roadie these days? Mostly you can find me on Twitter and Facebook. I’m also working – I have several custom orders in my queue and made my first sale to a local shop! I will definitely … Continue reading

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NaBoBiMo Day 7! Back at it!

After two days off, my paper arrived and I was able to find a local print shop to cut it for me! I got a little more work done this evening, too. Yay! Back on the wagon at full tilt … Continue reading

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When is a Book not a Book?

Last week I finished a two-part class at the San Francisco Center for the Book which was ostensibly about making multiples of a structure (say, making a bunch of blank journals with the same number of pages and style of … Continue reading

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Bookbinding 1!

Oh, man, I had the best time up at the SF Center for the Book over the weekend! I took Bookbinding 1, which consisted of building two flat-back hardbound books under the guidance of Rhiannon Alpers, who has both her … Continue reading

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Busy Week for the Roadie!

There are two exciting things coming up this weekend for book-lovers. The first is third biennial CODEX International Book Fair and Symposium taking place February 6-9 at UC Berkeley. There will be lectures (alas, they’re pretty pricey) and a book … Continue reading

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Book Nurseries

Man, I think my books breed at night. That’s the only explanation I have for why I am constantly short on bookshelf space. Every time I move or reorganize my books or otherwise try to get them all sorted and … Continue reading

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Churchill and Books

“What shall I do with all my books? was the question; and the answer, “read them,” sobered the questioner. But if you cannot read them, at any rate handle them and, as it were, fondle them. Peer into them. Let … Continue reading

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Book Drive!

We interrupt your regularly-scheduled updates with this special bulletin! Every year, I do National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo). Basically, it’s a world-wide event where people decide they’re each going to write a 50,000-word novel in the month of November… … Continue reading

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