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App: A Color Story lets you edit pictures on your phone using a variety of filters and tools to achieve the perfect look. Although the app is free, it offers in-app purchases to expand the number of options you have to brighten whites and make colors pop. I was surprised by how versatile A Color Story is, and I have had a lot of fun playing with all of the different options.
Book: Where'd You Go, Bernadette was a bestseller a couple of years ago, and over winter break it was finally available for check-out at my local library. If the concept of a daughter tracking down her runaway mother is not interesting enough, readers get to experience the story through a series of emails, notes, reports, and other gathered materials. It had been a while since a book grabbed my attention this way, and it was fun to be engrossed in a novel again.
Podcast: Elise Gets Crafty is a podcast exclusively for creatives. Elise Joy hosts a series of small business owners and creative thinkers to speak about their specialties. My favorite thing about this podcast was the way Joy allows her guests to discuss their topics without interrupting them. There are multiple seasons available, and the episodes do not need to be watched in order. Elise Gets Crafty has helped me find some amazing YouTube channels, blogs, and websites.
Literary Journal: Tin House is perhaps one of the most well-known literary journals, and I had the pleasure of enjoying their "Theft" issue after receiving it as a Christmas gift. I might have skipped a poem or two, but overall Tin House impressed me from the first page until the very end. I was originally skeptical about how many possible interpretations there could be for the concept of theft, but the contributors of Tin House did not disappoint!
Magazine: Broken Pencil
Music: Twenty-One Pilots' Blurryface
YouTube Channel: Amy Tangerine
The image above is "Flight" by Gillian Collins.