Using Pinterest Sections

January 11, 2018

I Love Pinterest! Whew, I’m so glad I got that off my chest!  Since discovering the Pinterest website during its “beta testing” back in 2010, I knew it was love at first “site.”  As a costume designer and textile historian, collecting visual data have been a part of my process since my first fashion class […]

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Self Publishing on the Belly Geek Podcast

December 27, 2017

Happy Holidays!  I’m ending the year with a bang! Belly Dance Geek Podcast Self Publishing for Dancers Dawn Devine ~ Davina Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 8 pm Eastern – 5 pm Pacific I’m so pleased to have been invited to join the amazing hostess Nadira Jamal on her Belly Geek podcast. This is one of my favorite podcasts […]

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Yearly Business Review: 3 Books & a Magazine

December 18, 2017

As I work on my year-end review, I’m taking a moment today to reflect on my recent publishing projects. Unbelievably, I’ve released 3 books and a magazine in the last 14 months! The small changes I made to my schedule early in the year translated into increased productivity.  When paired my strong team of collaborators, […]

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Yearly Business Review: 3 Top Productivity Strategies

December 17, 2017

As I work through my annual end of year business review, a process that takes a few weeks each December, I analyze my profitability and productivity. This year, I realized that several small changes I made last January, yielded the biggest impact on my efficiency. One of the many challenges of an independent business owner is […]

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Mandala Coloring Book – Behind the Scenes

November 21, 2017

Last weekend I was attending a belly dance show and had a couple of proofs of my latest book, Color Theory with Pencils & Mandalas.  This is the second book that I’ve teamed up with the talented graphic illustrator George Goncalves.  We began this project in June with a mission of developing a workbook that would […]

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