I'm now starting to look into a video camera and sound equipment for vlogging/podcasting when I can start going around and touring bookshops. I did have a setup for podcasting in mind so will start with that as my next goal. Zoom HS Recorder Sure SM58 Microphones (x2) Foam Windscreen (x2) XLR Cable (x2) Tabletop Mic Stand (x2)
At www.indiebookshops.com I'm building a resource highlighting the work that Independent Bookshops do, the hard graft that goes into these shops, the love and dedication. Each shop is different and they shine a light on lots of different styles of writing and books, from lovely cosy children’s bookshops to radical bookshops that challenge the status quo and get targeted by the far right for their efforts. I will also be looking at Independent Publishers and the work they do to keep new and challenging writing flowing. This Ko-Fi will have reviews of books, films, and music. There will also be a bit of traditional blogging on here where I talk about food, gaming, and my feeble attempts at writing. But through it all I'm the Big Bearded Bookseller.