Month: February 2018

Brighten Up Winter with Citrus

New article on ZeroCater Citrus fruits are like edible sunshine. During winter months the skins, juices, and tangy flesh of lemons, oranges, limes, and grapefruits brighten gray days with flavor, color, and vibrancy. In addition to their many culinary benefits, citrus fruits also provide a range of health benefits that will have you reaching for … Read More

What to podcast: Creative Futurism

After meeting science fiction author Kevin J. Anderson back in October 2017 at a writing/publishing business master class, I started listening to the new Creative Futurism Podcast. Kevin recently started the show, along with tech expert John Best. Together and with guests, they’ve been bringing some interesting discussion and perspectives on their intersections of tech, … Read More

How even small businesses are using data nowadays

Big data is more important than ever, and it’s only going to get more important to online retailers of all sizes. Luckily, it’s also more accessible than ever. Small- and medium-sized online retailers, and even solopreneurs and early-stage startups, can access free and low-cost tools that can power big returns in sales conversions, expanded their … Read More

What I’m doing now, February 2018

Donating a signed 4-book Rucksack Universe set for the Mar. 10 “Suddenly Sleepy Saturday” for raising awareness of the sleep disorder narcolepsy. . . . #narcolepsy #narcolepsyawareness #eugene #eugeneauthor #books #bookstagram #donations #oregon #oregonauthor #authorlife A post shared by Anthony St. Clair (@rucksackpress) on Jan 30, 2018 at 9:47am PST Writer, wonderer, wanderer: Me in … Read More

What I’m reading: Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

It’s taken ages, but I’m finally—finally!—reading Elizabeth Gilbert’s Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear. Big Magic validates so many of the things I’ve learned over these past 6 years of being an independent self-employed professional writer and author: Creativity is who we are. Just keep trying. Creating can be an act of joy—and it helps to enjoy … Read More

This startup’s industry disruption isn’t a short-term stay

New article for Palo Alto Software’s LivePlan business/startup blog The startup dream: figuring out how to turn an industry on its head and capture the market. I’m fascinated by people who dream big and work hard. It helps me figure out things in my own life and business, and I find it inspiring to learn … Read More

The Universe is a Big Place

Our Universe May Be One Of Many The Universe is all of space and time (spacetime) and its contents, which includes planets, moons, stars, galaxies, the contents of intergalactic space and all matter and energy. While the size of the entire Universe is still unknown, it is possible to measure the observable universe. The earliest … Read More

The heart of Oregon wine country also grows #craftbeer innovation

New article in the Oregon Beer Growler’s February issue For five years now, I’ve been writing monthly for the Oregon Beer Growler. For both beer fans and for folks in the business, the OBG talks about all things in Oregon’s craft beer industry. For the new February 2018 issue, I got to talk with the founders … Read More

2 events at the heart of Oregon #craftbeer

As you know, writing about the Eugene/Springfield craft beer scene means I get to talk to some of the coolest people in the world, then share their stories with you. (Sometimes I think my cheeky-yet-true tagline should be “People pay me to talk to cool people.”) This month in the local paper, The Register-Guard, “It’s … Read More

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