Archive for January, 2018

Pure CSS Used to Make Circles, Triangles, Weird Shapes

@ 9:04 PM on January 31, 2018

All of the below use only a single HTML element. Any kind of CSS goes, as long as it’s supported in at least one browser.

10 Questions to Ask Yourself When Testing a Business Idea |

@ 2:21 PM on January 31, 2018

You’ve got a business idea you’re jazzed about, but aren’t sure if it’s feasible. What you need to do is test the concept to see how it stands up to a series of rigorous questions.

“You are always testing,” says Andre Marquis, Executive Direct…

All About Literary Agents

@ 6:56 AM on January 31, 2018

Okay, maybe not all about agents. I’m not sure I can fit twenty-two years of experience into a single article, but I’m going to do my best to boil down what you need to know about agents, what to expect and how best to maximize your experience. Sound …

Ways to Make More Money on Top of Your Freelance Writing Gigs

@ 12:21 AM on January 31, 2018

There are other opportunities to make more money freelancing aside from your usual writing gigs. Here are some of them.If you already have more than enough work on your plate, then you can file away the following ideas to make more money freelancing f…

Eight ‘Fonts’ Worse Than Comic Sans!?

@ 5:13 PM on January 30, 2018

Most people believe that Comic Sans is the ‘most hated’ font ever, but according to College Humor, there are worse ‘fonts’ out there—eight, in fact.

“A lot of people complain about Comic Sans, but there are plenty of other fonts more deservin…

20 Quotes To Kick You Into Creativity By Ogilvy & Mather

@ 11:00 AM on January 30, 2018

Worldwide advertising agency Ogilvy & Mather has recently published a Slideshare presentation on ‘20 Quotes to Kick You into Creative from #CannesLions / #OgilvyCannes’.

The document features great quotes by some of the most insightful, wise,…

Your Car Insurance Might Cost More Based on Education or Work Status

@ 4:02 AM on January 30, 2018

GEICO often charges a factory worker with a high school degree far higher annual premiums than a plant supervisor with a college degree – 45% more in Seattle ($870 vs. $599), 40% more in Hartford ($1299 vs. $926), 33% more in Oakland ($922 vs. …

How to Revamp Your Freelance Lifestyle

@ 8:46 PM on January 29, 2018

Working at home is a great reward because it allows you to take hold of your time so you can do other important things while you earn. It is also a great opportunity to showcase your skills and talents and even develop it more with the everyday…

Ways To Sell Your Writing Without Selling Out

@ 1:28 PM on January 29, 2018

If you have a sneaky hunch that trying to sell your writing and writing talent is somehow tacky, you’re wrong. Find out why in this article. Writing AmWriting

The Hole in Our Collective Memory: How Copyright Made Mid-Century Books Vanish

@ 7:06 AM on January 29, 2018

A book published during the presidency of Chester A. Arthur has a greater chance of being in print today than one published during the time of Reagan.