Whistler, BC, 2008 (Photo Greg Werker)
Iâ€™m a writer, editor, blogger, crafter, speaker and brainstormer. Although I do most of those things out of true love or compulsion, I like to get paid to do them, too. My current crazed obsession focus is on the Mighty Ugly project, which I launched in April 2010. I run crafts workshops to help people free their minds and unleash their creativity, whether they see themselves as crafty or not. Go on over to that site to learn more about it, and to see what kinds of awesome ugly creatures people have created. In late 2008, I left my job as editor of Interweave Crochet magazine and I sold CrochetMe.com, which I had launched in 2004 and which grew first as an online magazine and then as a fabulous community of innovative crocheters from all over the world. Selling the site resulted in what I like to think of as my paid-for-in-advance 2009, a yearlong hiatus during which I wrote whatever I wanted to write, spent a lot of time with friends and family, and generally mulled over what I wanted to work on next. At the end of myâ€¦
You can reach me by email. If you prefer the tangible and enjoy delayed gratification (I do), you can reach me by post: Kim Werker P.O. Box 45536 Westside R.P.O. Vancouver, BC V6S 2N5 CANADA Also, you can find me at the following places on these here internets (roughly in order of how much time I spend there): Twitter Flickr CrochetMe.com Tumblr Ravelry GoodReads del.icio.us LinkedIn FriendFeed Myspace
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