Illustration of Derek Powazek by Adam Ellis

Posts about Magazines

Fray Issue 3 Proofs Approved

Fray Issue 3: Sex & Death is coming soon! (Pun intended.) Subscribe now.

How to Publish a Magazine in a Day and a Half

This week the biggest dust storm in 70 years blew through Australia, and the photos of it were stunning. So on Wednesday at noon, I decided to make a photo magazine. It was published on MagCloud Thursday night. All told, it was 31.5 hours from idea to publication, and that’s with a few hours of sleep thrown in. I think this shows the power of print-on-demand in general, and MagCloud in particular, so I wanted to share my experience and show you how you can do it, too.

Strange Light: Photos from the Australian Dust Storm

When I saw all the incredible photography coming out of the Australian dust storm, I was gobsmacked. So I invited…

Now is a Great Time to Be a Media Maker

This may be the best time in history to make media. I’ll explain why, but first a personal story. It’s…

MagCloud on CNBC

Maria Bartiromo talks about MagCloud with Shane Robison (CTO of HP) from the World Economic Forum, holding up a copy…


← Back to Home

Hi, I’m Derek. I make awesome community-centric web stuff. I sometimes post things to Flickr and Twitter. I’m mostly harmless. More.





This site is powered by WordPress and expertly hosted by Media Temple.