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Project:

Millwork


Project Technologies:

Wordpress, PHP


Project Overview:

This project is an online literary magazine, now on its third issue, that I led from initiation to implementation. I continue to serve as Web Editor & Guest Poetry Editor. My various responsibilities include: reading submissions, organizing the submission mailbox, responding to author submissions, planning the next issue, updating content, fixing bugs & typos, updating the design and function of The Millwork site pages as needed, planning and coordinating meetings, and choosing and editing the feature photo for the issue.


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Project Outcome:

This project began with only the idea to start an online literary magazine as part of The Mill. I volunteered to take part in this project because of my previous involvement with The Mill and a passion for literature. After an initial meeting with the poetry editor, the fiction editor, and the president of The Mill, I created a design and mock ups for how the site would work. After approval, I began developing the pages, however, as a part of The Mill website, the project was delayed due to previously uncommunicated changes in hosting and a move to the use of Wordpress. After the move, I familiarized myself with Wordpress, redesigned the pages, researched plugins to find the best way to add and display each issue, designed and created a submission form and mailbox, and added content. I also created and maintain a Facebook page for Millwork. So far, the online literary magazine has been a success and is now on its third issue.


Project Deliverables:

Millwork


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