Creator Spotlight

CREATOR SPOTLIGHT: Children's Writer Lucas Kok

CREATOR SPOTLIGHT: Children's Writer Lucas Kok

We return with a creator spotlight, this time one for independent writers looking to get published for the first time. I interviewed Lucas Kok, artist and Seattlite, who recently finished his first children's book, Taima the Seahawk. For writers who don't have an agent or an established network in the literature scene, getting your work out there isn't a simple task. Lucas is taking the indie path of self-funding his book through GoFundMe while working with a boutique publisher. Read on to find out what the journey has been like!

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CREATOR SPOTLIGHT: Karli Ingersoll

CREATOR SPOTLIGHT: Karli Ingersoll

Graphic designers often wear many hats. By nature, creative people have a hard time limiting their work to just one medium. I find the sentiment to be a lot like, “If one avenue isn’t sufficient to express my vision, then I’ll just have to use another!” Many designers also go through different phases in their careers; in fact, it’s rare to stick to only one thing.

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CREATOR SPOTLIGHT: Anna Rowe

CREATOR SPOTLIGHT: Anna Rowe

A lot of people graduate from college wondering what to do. Even if they’ve got something going on meanwhile, rarely do they feel like they’ve got professional life sorted. So what do you do in the limbo where you’re still figuring it out? You could do what Anna Rowe did: Start posting her hand-lettered typography on Instagram. What she probably didn’t expect is that over the next few months, she would have 1000 followers waiting to see what she’d create next.

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