Screen Printing Is Alive and Well

As a freelancer, I am never quite sure where my next writing assignment will lead me. After being dazzled by the advances in digital printing technology displayed at the PRINT 13 show and SGIA Expo last fall, I spent November and December researching two articles on screen printing. Both articles were recently published and confirm that screen printing is still valued, both as an art and as a method of decorating garments. SGIA Journal: Old School Screen Printing in the Digital Age For the Winter 2014 issue of the SGIA Journal, I wrote about “Old School Screen Printing in the …

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The Joy of Local Reporting

Last fall, while researching news for my Creatives at Work blog, I discovered a news release for a job site called Ebyline. The site intrigued me because its business model recognizes that trained, experienced journalists have certain skills that newcomers to freelance writing might not yet have developed. When a publishing company hires a freelance journalist through Ebyline, they can be confident that the writer understands interviewing, research, deadlines, stylesheets, ethics, fact checking, copyright law, and attribution. Journalists know how to put the reader’s interests first and understand the need to earn trust and credibility. The Eblyine platform offers a win-win situation for publishers and writers. Publishing companies …

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