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Ann Handley’s 9 Qualities of Good Writing

A fantastic article for my writer friends … content marketer Ann Handley is absolutely spot on with all 9 points of quality writing. Tough for me to chose my favorites from list, but I’d have to go with #1. Good writing anticipates reader questions, and #3. Good writing is like good teaching. Good writing strives to explain, to make things a little bit clearer, to make sense of our world. 

Goldie Blox – great entrepreneurial idea to increase women in engineering

Caught this on Good Morning Americaso cool & I’d say they’re onto something with 6 million+ views on YouTube – with 89% of engineers in world male, a toy company out to show the world girls deserve more choices than dolls and princesses. They believe femininity is strong and girls will build the future — literally. 

Founder, Debbie Sterling, a Stanford engineer, decided last year girls need more choices than the pink aisle offers. She developed GoldieBlox an interactive book series + construction set starring Goldie, the kid inventor who loves to build. Check out the fun video – worth watching! 

madewithpaper: A Numbers Man Made With Paper by boym00n Admittedly, I’m NOT a numbers person. As a writer, I do words instead. But I LOVE this!! 

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fastcompany: Designers Matt Hornbuckle and Kirk Keel realized that our sizing system is a broken one, and decided to change it up. Using 3-D body scan data from more than 1,000 men, they created Stantt, a line of casual button-down … Continue reading

Inspiration … in the most unassuming places

Inspiration … in the most unassuming places

Saw this post & prompted me to think … inspiration comes in the most unassuming places. In reality, inspiration is everywhere, we just need to be open to it at all times. Good stuff here. From now on in the isles of the grocery store I’ll be checking out labels of Ben & Jerry’s and other such products for creative ideas. Where do you find inspiration?