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Silence—a Hostile Work Environment?

I find it nearly impossible to write in total silence.

I was still in high school when I discovered I was most productive in environments that weren’t absolutely quiet. 1,069 more words

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The Bart Starr Endorsement Letter for Jerry Kramer

Back in October, I wrote an article in which Bart Starr, Jr. responded to a perception that his father did not endorse Jerry Kramer’s enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. 842 more words

Writing About Guns Without Shooting Yourself in the Foot

Trigger Warning (heh): This post talks about guns and how to write about them. If that makes you squeamish, please go read something else. Thanks.

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Formatting Like a Microsoft Word Ninja

“Format guidelines were not instituted to drive you crazy. That’s just a perk.”
—Janet Reid, Literary Agent

The other day I was reading a blog post…

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Fingers vs. Feet—How NaNoWriMo Is Like Running a Marathon

Running and writing are at once complementary and opposing activities. Running requires a high level of physical activity; writing calls for a high level of cerebral activity.

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Sohopreneur: Isaacs and Company's Joel Isaacs Talks the Manhattan Retail Market

Joel Isaacs likes to feel the connection with his clients.

“I found commercial real estate to be a tough business when I was in my early 20s—very competitive, tenants weren’t loyal—and then I started working with fashion companies,” Isaacs, the head of Soho-based… 1,606 more words


Yogawear Brand Alo Yoga Opening Roughly 15K-SF Soho Store [Updated]

After inking a deal for its first New York City store in the Flatiron District earlier this year, athleisure brand Alo Yoga has reportedly agreed to a deal for a new 14,500-square-foot retail location at 96 Spring Street in Soho. 349 more words