Category Archives: technical writing

If You’re Lovin’ Spring, It’s Free!

Starting Friday, April 10 for 3 days only, get “The Past Rekindled” FREE! If you love spring, or you just need something to lift your spirits during this self-distancing here’s a chance to check out a great book. Starting on … Continue reading

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Where Did It Come From?

# @ $ & ♥ HAVE YOU EVER wondered where some of today’s most commonly used icons and glyphs came from? Well, you’re not alone. Joseph Foley recently wrote an article explaining the origins of eight of these iconic symbols. … Continue reading

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The Punster

A few puns to brighten up your day: The fattest knight at King Arthur’s round table was Sir Cumference. He acquired his size from too much pi. I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, but it … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Tips for Writers

Ever wanted to know the key to being a great author? Read these tips to find out. Continue reading

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Coming This Fall

To say I’m excited is an understatement. But then, every time I get one of my books done I’m excited. Each book is a labor of love, because I love the book, but I also love my readers. So, I want each reader to love my creations as much as I do (an impossible dream…but then again, who knows. And that’s why I #keepwriting. ; ) Continue reading

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The Winkling Wuggley Got Her

As I warned you lovely readers in my previous post, “Sorry…No Kooky Cats“, I’ve been sucked into the world of YouTube. Not as just a viewer, but as a participant. (So, world beware!) I’m developing a channel, creating short video, … Continue reading

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Some Punctuation Humor

  (I’m most like the dash/hyphen and the elipse…;-)  

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Anyone for Pie?

The pie that is chocolate is missing a piece. The pie, which is chocolate, is missing a piece. Besides making you hungry, the two sentences have a lot in common; however, they also have some important but subtle differences. It’s … Continue reading

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A review of “How to Self-Promote…”

How to Self-Promote Without Being a Jerk by Bruce Kasanoff Summary: This book purports to help you promote yourself and your service or product by showing you how to be the best you you can be. Recommended: Yes Review: the … Continue reading

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Editing: it’s not just proofing

There are a multitude of articles bemoaning the lack of editing that goes into independently published books. (In fact, I wrote one myself.) However, I think the point that is missed in these articles is to identify the types of … Continue reading

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