Bee Careful, Marvin!

Note: This is an old post in a blog with a lot of posts. The world has changed, technologies have changed, and I've changed. It's likely this is out of date and not representative. Let me know if you think this is something that needs updating.

S and I wrote a children's book a year or so ago and only recently finished making needed revisions and self-publishing it on We ordered a few copies to make sure it looked good in print and they showed up today and they're fantastic!

The book was created using Open Source tools Gimp and Scribus. The book is released under a Creative Commons license (by-nc-sa 2.0). We decided not to collect royalties, so the price of the book is solely Lulu's publishing costs.

The book isn't perfect--there are some color issues I'm puzzled about. It's our first book, though, and we're really excited--this is a wonderful moment for both of us.

Our Lulu storefront

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