Terry Plowman, Publisher, Delaware Beach Life

Name: Terry Plowman
Magazine: Delaware Beach Life
Position: founder, publisher, editor
Favorite magazines: those I receive from IRMA members, of course, but also Acoustic Guitar, Fretboard Journal, Rolling Stone
What do you love most about magazines? They’re portable!
Who or what inspires you? I am inspired by anyone who is authentic, original, compassionate and creative.
What aspects of your job do you like best? Brainstorming story and photo ideas, then bringing those ideas into print.
If you could choose anyone as a mentor, who would you choose? My late father was a great mentor, and also a self-employed entrepreneur.
What are some fun facts about you that not many people know? I used to be in a band, and I still informally jam with my former bandmates in my living room; also I’m a pickleball aficionado!
Drink of choice (alcoholic or non): Chardonnay, coffee
What’s the last book you read? Now reading James Grisham’s “A Time For Mercy.” Before that I read “Where the Crawdads Sing” which was awesome.
What’s the first concert you ever attended? So long ago, I can’t remember! But among the first was Creedence Clearwater Revival.
What did you want to be growing up? A photographer
When not making amazing magazines, how do you like spending your time? With the most interesting person I know, my girlfriend Bridget! We like to ride bikes, see live music, spend time on the beach in the summer, go kayaking, travel.