Category Archives: Trends

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Don’t change (too much) just because it’s digital

Graphic designer, James Victore, once wrote in a CMYK magazine article, “There are so many things in this wonderful world that Google does not know. Go find them.” The digital world has obviously had a significant impact on graphic designers today. Sometimes to be considered a valuable and diverse contributor in the market, we designers have to basically be visual… Read more »

Marketing Platforms for Local Authors

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Hometown Reads concept is simple. It’s a website for local readers to discover local authors and for authors to create a platform in their own city. Founded by Becky Robinson in 2012, Hometown Reads represents 21 cities across the United States. The website includes a catalog of over 250 books in a variety of genres. Robinson recently spoke to a… Read more »

Art Trends in Kansas City: What Collectors are Looking For

Shelly Cascio opened brandonjacobs gallery in the Crossroads Arts District in Kansas City, Missouri in February 2016. Here at Whispering Prairie Press, Cascio is our go-to advisor for recent art trends in Kansas City and has become our educator in the art collection process. Cascio and her team provide a platform that connects artists and collectors nationwide. We were fortunate… Read more »

Author, Publish Thyself!

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The best thing about the current publishing environment is anyone can publish a book; the worst thing about the current publishing environment is anyone can publish a book. Publishing is different from a decade or two ago. The digital revolution has made publishing easier, cheaper, and convenient. There’s an entire galaxy of self-published books. Like the real galaxy, a large… Read more »