Odds + Ends

Here is a short list of lovely finds for your reading pleasure.

Fortune Cookie Principle

I found this article (in three parts) about the changing landscape of the maker movement fascinating and thought provoking.  (By Regina Connell over at Handful of Salt)

Find out what your name would be if you were born in any other year.  If I were born this year, my name would be Eleanor.  If I were born in 1980?  Nina.  In 1940?  Billie.  (By Chris Wilson over at Time Magazine)

This post (another three-parter!) had some great tips on how to make the most of Instagram for creative brands (By Caitlin Bacher over at Dear Handmade Life.)

I've just started reading The Fortune Cookie Principle and I am hooked.  It's an insightful book about building a brand that people will actually care about. (By Bernadette Jiwa)

Straightforward, thorough and fun article about how to put together a press kit for your creative brand (and why you need one in the first place). (By Lela Barker over at Lucky Break Consulting)

Fran Liebowitz tells us all how to dress better in one of the best interviews I've read.  (By Kathleen Hale over at Elle Magazine)