Founded in 2009, Scientopia, LLC is a publishing platform and member-driven collective facilitating open science communication and editorial freedom.
Founded in 2013, LadyBits is a members-only writing collective for tech-savvy women publishing in partnership with legacy media brands.
The Egg is an invite-only newsletter and quarterly zine featuring flash fiction, fictocriticism, and Gonzo journalism penned by pseudonymous authors.
The Millikan Daily is my personal Wordpress blog launched in 2008. The title is a play off of my college newspaper and first journalistic foray, The Michigan Daily. In 2020 I pulled the public archives offline. In 2022 relaunched the site in a redesigned, curated format featuring a limited number of selected posts.
In 2015, I decided to blog my way around the world publishing via one of the first newsletter subscription platforms, Beacon Reader. Beacon raised over $1M for independent journalism from over 20,000 donors. Beacon closed its doors in 2016, but archives of my newsletters are available on The Millikan Daily.
In 2016, after Beacon Reader folded, I imported my subscriber list into TinyLetter, a platform I had previously used to publish the LadyBits Download. I called it "The Millikan Every Three Weekly,” a play off the title of my own blog and my university’s satirical publication, The Every Three Weekly.
In 2018 I launched a newsletter called “Paradise in Hell” on Substack. Unfortunately, the platform and its founders failed to live up to expectations in many ways and I ceased all publications there in 2019. Substack still owes me $33.85 in fees accrued due to a botched cessation of recurring subscriptions.
In 2020 I began using Revue as an alternative to Substack. I had high hopes for this platform, which coincided with a job offer to join the team. Unfortunately the platform wound up being shit and the CEO was an even bigger dipshit than Substack’s. I published 10 posts there and left. Nobody uses it anymore.
In 2022 I rejoiced over the fact that Ghost, the dark horse, open source platform I had been rooting for in the independent newsletter software arena, had pulled ahead in the race after a mass exodus from Substack predictably occurred. I completed the Ghost Creator program in June and am an official referrer.