My usual posting schedule has been off this month, but I have some good stuff coming up – including a new interview with an entrepreneur. For today, I leave you with some of my preferred reads from the week.
- My favorite story for the week is Liz Sheffield’s Bus Debate. I’m letting this one speak for itself.
- November is National Novel Writing Month, also known as “NanNoWriMo.” The goal is to write a 175-page (50,000-word) novel by midnight, November 30. Even if you don’t plan to write a novel, you could use this approach as motivation for other projects. I’m considering it, but haven’t made my decision yet.
- NW Jobs Nine to Five Blog How Much Money Could Working from Home Save You? By Michelle Goodman This subject is especially interesting to me because the last company I worked for tried various telecommuting pilots and they mostly failed. Now matter how convincing the research or cost-savings, the corporate culture was based on face time. Now one of my clients is 100% virtual—no offices, period—and it’s been fascinating to see how they make it work.
- Quips and Tips for Successful Writers Example of a Query Letter for Unpublished Writer Blogger and writer Laurie Pawlik-Kienlen always has great advice for fellow writers and this one is especially helpful if you haven’t been published.
- We The ’Bistro Confessions of a Ghost Tweeter. Writer Lisbeth Tanz shares her experiences twittering for other people. A fun post that’s also loaded with useful tips.
Did you read anything that particularly stuck with you this week? Share, please! The floor is yours.