August 21st, 2004

Little Buttons--looking for a few good words

With a bit of luck, I'll have 1" buttons for sale at worldcon. I'm just testing the market,so I've ordered buttons, but I won't have a press for making custom buttons.

I've started on the political buttons (Reluctant Libertarian for Kerry, Reluctant Republican for Kerry, Reluctant Non-Voter for Kerry, Reluctant Green for Kerry, and possibly Reluctant Anarchist for Kerry--there might be a theme involved), and I'm shocked at how small a 1" button is compared to my usual 2 3/8"--unless I've blown the math, a 1" circle is only about 1/5 the area.

I *might* be able to do 10 words on a little button, but 7 seems like a better bet.

So I'll be doing "Go Me!" and "Cat Herder" and "Got books?", but most of my slogans take up a little more room. If you've got any short slogans you'd like to see, please let me know asap--I want to get the designs in the mail on Monday.