Eric Lahti

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Can Typography Help Us Empathize With Others?

It's OK if you're having trouble reading the words in this image. You're supposed to have trouble reading them.<p>What you’re seeing is Helvetica, or at …

Typography

Typography Is Why Jeb's Logo Is Worse Than a Piece of Crap

Jeb! is fine, as far as logos go. It's uninspired, sure, but it gets the job done. But as a piece of typography, it's crap.<p>Actually, it's worse than …

Graphic Design

9 Clever Visual Tricks Behind Iconic Poster Designs

Design historians have been portending the poster's demise for at least four decades. And by most accounts, the computer screen should have been the …

Graphic Design

Why Johnny Can’t Format [a book]

One of the big frustrations of writing a book is that while Microsoft Word can be used for creating and formatting a book, it’s a real pain in the …

eBook formatting

In addition to having trouble figuring out how to make my first cover, uploading Henchmen to Amazon proved to be a baffling ordeal. Amazon’s …

Web Development

The 10 Commandments Of Authorial Self-Promotion

*wheezes while stumbling down a mountain carrying ten stone tablets**dumps stone tablets on the ground and most of them break**coughs for like, 40 …

Page Layout and Presentation

So, you’re thinking of writing, or you already have. Your document file is your work of art and you’re proud of it right? Have you ever thought of …

Retro Sci-Fi

All Bloggers and Writers Should be on Flipboard: Here’s Why, and an Idea on Collaborating

If you’re not Flipping your writing, you should be.<p>How are you driving people to your blog?<p>If you have a blog, chances are you want people to read …

GIF Animations

Awesome Words of Awesomeness

Want to write in the fantasy genre but not certain to start. Here’s a primer for all the great, bold and beautiful things that a fantasy epic …

Word counts and what’s on the menu?

“The Clock Man” is a story I started thinking about a while back. I quickly realized it wasn’t quite long enough to be a full-length novel, but was …

Fantasy