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Creatives surviving & thriving abroad: lowering barriers and raising your game

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Technology and the times both lower the barrier for writers abroad, and raise our game. Now we’re producers, directors, engineers of content.

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Your tribe is the new segregation: integration may not be an improvement

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As we seek our global niche, we’re integrating across all sorts of out-moded boundaries. You could also say we’re segregating along the lines of our true selves.

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Publishing and the digital world citizen

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I’ve got Web 3.0 plans for my second book not only because as a contemporary author abroad I must connect with readers and offer dynamic interaction with the material, but because as a digital citizen I can.

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Authority abroad: what it takes to become your own expat icon

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Larger-than-life expat personalities seem in tune with far-flung surroundings, and able to produce their best work out of foreign atmospheres.

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Most affecting: 1 year later

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We’re celebrating a full year of camaraderie among cultural creatives, globally mobile progressives, and explorers of identity.

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Rolling stone: how are you shaped by the places you’ve been?

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If nowhere in the world is home, all the world is home. Happy syllogism or rootless predicament?

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Links of interest: awkward traveling, poised interculturalists, native people, and hopping places

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The Awkward Traveler, Istanbul’s hoppingest back alley, uncomfortable truths about your native people/politics, growing up with Native American history.

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New year’s evolution: our metamorphosis chooses us

New year’s resolutions are often based on what we already know, yet surprising facets of ourselves are evoked by novel situations. Our metamorphosis chooses us. This is especially true in the blogosphere.

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Hitch-hiking inheritances: the trust culture between strangers

What did hitch-hiking mean to your family and how did it affect your practices when you reached adulthood?

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Shophouse talk: architecture as a reflection of a place, its history and people

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Penang’s shophouses embodied the equatorial island’s melange of cultures and its exotic mercantile history. How does architecture influence your understanding of a place, its people and history?

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