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Ignore this page. It’s useless for our purposes here but harder to get rid of in WordPress than you’d think. (Will do it eventually.)

May. 27
May. 23

You’ll now get an email when someone responds to your comment!

I noticed when I responded to some of your comments with a question, I didn’t hear back from you. Which made me realize that there’s really no way of knowing if someone has responded to your comment unless you go back and check it.

Still trying to figure out the best way to facilitate conversation here, but it’s a step. Long live email responses!

May. 17

Designing a content strategy around the most important user: Ourselves

I’ve shared my biggest resistance to releasing this site: my fear that I’ll start this community and then let everyone down. That it will be too much; that I’ll get overwhelmed or stressed, or that it won’t be fun (for me), or it won’t be interesting or useful (for you).

I have to keep reminding myself that I have intentionally designed this experience to solve these problems.

May. 15

Jessica Abel: Cartoonist, Writer, Educator

A couple of weeks ago, I was talking to Tara Gentile about my goal to meet more kindred spirits this year. She immediately thought of Jessica Abel, and after meeting her, I can see why.

Apr. 25
Mar. 15

A conversation about making our ideas better

As @natevw said, “Unless the bad of your ideas is getting replaced by the good of someone else’s, you won’t know it, but it will suck.” I believe it to be true, and want to test that here.

So wherever you have thoughts on something, don’t be shy! Leave a comment, either by scrolling to the end of a post, or by clicking the “+” sign beside a paragraph. Together, we’ll sharpen our ideas and help each other grow.