|A full spread in On the Spot's print version|
|The inaugural print edition of On the Spot (cover sketch|
by Carmine Iannaccone)
Even though I’m always pleased to be published in any format, there is still something special about old-school print. It goes all the way back to my creative writing days before the Internet (as we now know it) existed, so to “be a published writer” meant the thrill of seeing a pile of bound paper with one’s name and work appear in print on one of the pages. Decades later, it’s still a thrill that can’t be duplicated on a screen. (Even as a professional writer, it never gets old.)
You can still read the story free online (or support Gabi and sketch reportage by becoming a paid subscriber), and now you can also purchase the hard copy magazine for a discount through Nov. 20.
|Also published in this edition is another member of Urban Sketchers Seattle, Jeff Barlow.|