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Cafe Review Ipad App

This is an iPad App I created using the Adobe Digital Solutions Software for a poetry publication I work for called, The Cafe Review. The goal was to make an online version of the printed issues that we produce. As a test run, I started with creating an online version of the four archived issues we produced in 2008.

I created an overall app landing/homepage that allowed the viewer to select which of the four issues the viewer would like to view, and then created a full issue for each of the spring, fall, summer and winter issues that we published in 2008. Each issue was a complete online copy of the printed issues with poetry, artwork, reviews, bios for all the poets, artists, reviewers in the issue, interviews and interviewer bios as needed.

Unfortunately due to Adobes pricing we were not able to do more issues or get it in the App Store but it will still a great exercise for me to learn something completely new and create something that visually looked wonderful.

This is an image from the poetry page I created for the fall 2008 issue. Viewers could select an poetry title to see the whole poem.

Cafe Review Ipad App

This is an iPad App I created using the Adobe Digital Solutions Software for a poetry publication I work for called, The Cafe Review. The goal was to make an online version of the printed issues that we produce. As a test run, I started with creating an online version of the four archived issues we produced in 2008.

I created an overall app landing/homepage that allowed the viewer to select which of the four issues the viewer would like to view, and then created a full issue for each of the spring, fall, summer and winter issues that we published in 2008. Each issue was a complete online copy of the printed issues with poetry, artwork, reviews, bios for all the poets, artists, reviewers in the issue, interviews and interviewer bios as needed.

Unfortunately due to Adobes pricing we were not able to do more issues or get it in the App Store but it will still a great exercise for me to learn something completely new and create something that visually looked wonderful.

This is an image from the poets bio page I created for the fall 2008 issue. If a poet included a webpage in their bio, I created a clickable link for viewers to click on.

Cafe Review Ipad App

This is an iPad App I created using the Adobe Digital Solutions Software for a poetry publication I work for called, The Cafe Review. The goal was to make an online version of the printed issues that we produce. As a test run, I started with creating an online version of the four archived issues we produced in 2008.

I created an overall app landing/homepage that allowed the viewer to select which of the four issues the viewer would like to view, and then created a full issue for each of the spring, fall, summer and winter issues that we published in 2008. Each issue was a complete online copy of the printed issues with poetry, artwork, reviews, bios for all the poets, artists, reviewers in the issue, interviews and interviewer bios as needed.

Unfortunately due to Adobes pricing we were not able to do more issues or get it in the App Store but it will still a great exercise for me to learn something completely new and create something that visually looked wonderful.

This is an image from the reviews page I created for the fall 2008 issue showing the full text of the review written. There is also a button allowing to buy the book online from Amazon if they wish.

Sexual Exploitation of Adults by Clergy

This is a book I wrote and produced while earning my Masters degree in Theology. I was inspired to write this book because there seemed to be lots of resources about this subject created for clergy but not  many for lay church goer or non-church going person. This seemed incredibly problematic for me since everything I read about the subject stated that an educated congregation and congregants was the best defense against this kind of abuse.

I decided to write it in a question/answer format so it can be read as a traditional book from beginning to end or the reader could simply look at the table of contents and read the section that interested them. At around 100 pages, it is a quick and simple read designed to give a basic but helpful overview and dos and donuts about the subject.

A pdf of the complete book can be found here.