Monthly Archives: June 2014

Readability and random notes

I recall reading in the Chicago Manual of Style that the ideal line length for printed sentences was between 65 and 72 characters. Alas, I cannot now find that citation, but there is much interest on sentence length on the net. … Continue reading

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I’m over at RailroadSounds.net

I recently queried a few motorcycle organizations, asking if they needed a column or blog writer. Unfortunately, there has been no response. I am sad about this because I think I could write very well on the topic of beginning … Continue reading

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Installing a Genesis framework from StudioPress using a Mac

I’m in the throes of producing a website called railroadsounds.net.(now discontinued) It’s a WordPress website using Justhost.com as the host. On this website, thomasfarleyblog.com, I am using WordPress.com itself to host. That’s for simplicity’s sake. But for railroadsounds.net I need more … Continue reading

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On e-zines or electronic magazines

I said that my next blog entry would be on publishing an e-zine, or on-line magazine. Another freelance project has come up in the meantime, so I didn’t get to do my research on e-magazines. Here are a few points, though, some … Continue reading

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A website as work for a freelancer

I am now working on something that should produce a small revenue stream once completed. I am building a pay website using amazing digital recordings produced 20 years ago by an accomplished audio engineer.  I just happened to run into … Continue reading

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Other choices for freelancers

Let’s look at other ways a freelancer could sell their work. Besides building an app, which I’ve touched on before, one could create their own hardcopy magazine, publish an e-zine, blog for an existing site, or write a column for … Continue reading

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