Zachary Petit (better known out of print as Zac Petit) is a journalist / magazine editor / photo dabbler / lover of all things writerly, design-ish and nerd-like.
Announcing a new book: Treat Ideas Like Cats: And Other Creative Quotes to Inspire Creative People. The book is more about ideas and less about cats (though there are cats in it, promise). Due out in November from Adams Books, preorder a copy now for an illustrated dose of inspiration from the likes of Milton Glaser, Stephen King, Tibor Kalman, Chuck Palahniuk, Debbie Millman, Neil Gaiman, and many, many others. Meow.
The Essential Guide to Freelance Writing: How to Write, Work & Thrive On Your Own Terms (as seen/heard on the The great Grammar Girl's podcast) is still out! Snag a copy and embark on a literary path that is uniquely yours. (And if you want something really special, pick up a signed edition here.)
Check out the latest issue of Cincinnati Magazine and National Geographic Kids for features on the brilliant taxidermist Jeremy Johnson, and an array of cursed objects, respectively. No animals or Hope Diamonds were harmed in the creation of these pieces. [older news]