Zachary Petit (better known out of print as Zac Petit) is a freelance journalist, copywriter and editor / former magazine editor / photo dabbler / lover of all things writerly, design-ish and nerd-like.
Last year, perhaps to the ultimate surprise of no one, I spent my birthday in a library. The subsequent story, “12 Hours in the Mercantile Library,” has won first place in the Society of Professional Journalists’ 2019 Awards (Best Feature and Best A&E Story), first place in the Excellence in Journalism Awards (Feature Writing), first place in the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists’ Awards (Feature Writing) and snagged an honorable mention in the Association of Alternative Newsmedia’s national awards. Thanks, gods of journalism (and hallowed judges of journalism!), for allowing me to indulge my writerly obsessions.
Coming soon! Something awesome. Something green. Stay tuned.
Also coming soon: Keep an eye out for the new issue of Eye on Design. Speaking of my writerly obsessions …
Get ’em while they're hot! (Did I mention they're perpetually hot?) Treat Ideas Like Cats: And Other Creative Quotes to Inspire Creative People and The Essential Guide to Freelance Writing: How to Write, Work & Thrive On Your Own Terms can be found at a bookstore or Amazon near you. [older stuff]