April Color Contest Started + 1/50 for 150 Raffle!We haven't done a raffle in a while, so let's get one rolling! We will be holding a 1/50 for 150 raffle right now (yes, now, as in while you're reading this you are wasting precious seconds at winning right this very minute RIGHT NOW). All you have to do is +Fav this journal entry to get your name in the running.April Color Contest Started + 1/50 for 150 Raffle! by #color-me-club
For every 50 people who +Fav this article, I will give a randomly selected deviant 150 dA points (maximum is 500 faves, so I don't bankrupt myself again). The raffle's names will be drawn on April 9, 2013.
"But Vest, you cantankerous purveyor of sporadic generosity," you muse whilst nursing a hearty stein of frothy cider, "what noble deed have we done to warrant such insanity!?"
Because I think you handsome cads deserve some much-overdue recognition for being the dapper rapscallions you are.
Oh. And to shamelessly promote the April "Twisted Fairy Tales" coloring contest.
The April Color Contest has started! You can select from any image entered into
Setting Up an Account With Lightning SourceSetting Up an Account With Lightning Source by =merrak
Part 4B of So You Want to Self-Publish?
I just recently got my LSI account approved, and thought it would be useful to share all the "little things you need to know" while they were fresh in my mind. We all know those "little things" add up quickly!
It doesn't take much Googling to uncover the two popular options for POD printers/distributors. Comparisons between Lightning Source (LSI) and CreateSpace (CS) are a dime a dozen. In fact, I even had a thread in the Literature Forum about the topic not too long ago.
If you're currently in the decision process, I'll leave a few readings to help you out.
http://forum.deviantart.com/art/literature/1828361/ - Lit forum thread
http://write2publish.blogspot.com/2011/02/why-create-space-is-better-than.html - Financial comparison. Useful!
http://www.thebookconsultant.com/LPMArticle.asp?ID=306 - Another financia
History of April Fool's dAy!This article is written for the %projecteducate's Community Week as well as %ArtHistoryProject's dA Related month.History of April Fool's dAy! by ^bradleysays
Here is a brief history of April Fool's pranks deviantART has played on it's members. Please note that information is still missing (mostly older years) - this is because some April Fool's pranks were never recorded or are lost in the millions of journals on the site.
2001 - "°jark is Arrested"
°jark is arrested in Disneyland for cutting in line and refusing to move to the back.
2004 - "British Takeover"
April Fool's Day 2004 marked the day the British took over deviantART. New rules were enforced on that day, including spelling "color", "colour" and saying "Cheers guv'nor" instead of "Thank You".
"Please note that any American who uses the term "socce