Monday, March 19, 2012
Weekend Reading

What goes better with this weekend’s French toast and fresh-squeezed OJ than a round-up of compelling links? Nothing, I say!

A collection of stunning infographics, courtesy of the great people at GOOD.

So long to the print edition of Encyclopaedia Britannica. After two centuries of filling bookcases, it will be available only online. My parents bought my sister and me the junior version shown in this Telegraph article about the books’ demise. Ever useful, the set is now holding up my parents’ shoe shelves.

Freelancers, when a client gives you a compliment, are you milking it for all it’s worth? Find out how, courtesy of The Renegade Writer.

Susan Cain, author of New York Times bestseller Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Won’t Stop Talking, recently did a TED talk on how we undervalue introverts (and overvalue group work). As an introvert myself, I urge you to watch…and unpack your own “suitcase.”

A graphic designer friend told me about, a handy website for sending large files — no fees or sign-up required, just the recipient’s email address. We’ve been using it during magazine production this month, whenever sources need to send multiple large image files.

- Jaclyn Law
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Jaclyn Law is a writer and an editor with more than 17 years’ experience. Formerly copy chief at Chatelaine and managing editor at Abilities, she has freelanced full-time since 2006. Her clients include magazines, websites, non-profits and corporations. Jaclyn is president of the Toronto Chapter of the Professional Writers Association of Canada and a member of the Editors’ Association of Canada.
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