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Zachary Petit

Zachary Petit is the content director of the HOW+PRINT brands, editor-in-chief of the national magazine award–winning publication PRINT, a freelance journalist and a lifelong literary and design nerd. Formerly, he was the senior managing editor of HOW magazine and PRINT, the longtime managing editor of Writer’s Digest magazine and executive editor of several related newsstand titles. Alongside the thousands of articles he has penned as a staff writer and editor, his words regularly appear in National Geographic Kids, and have also popped up in the pages of National Geographic, Mental_Floss, Melissa Rossi’s What Every American Should Know book series, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency and many other outlets. He is the author of the books The Essential Guide to Freelance Writing: How to Write, Work and Thrive On Your Own Terms and Treat Ideas Like Cats: And Other Creative Quotes to Inspire Creative People, and co-author of A Year of Writing Prompts: 366 Story Ideas for Honing Your Craft and Eliminating Writer’s Block. He sometimes says he’s from Cincinnati, but in reality he hails from Northern Kentucky, a one-minute jaunt across the Ohio River. (Given his proclivity for bourbon, let’s just go with Kentucky.)

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