August 21, 2018
Here is a quick, easy blog from Grammarly on the difference between a simile and a metaphor. There is even a quiz to help test you on your knowledge.
August 14, 2018
I accidentally stumbled over this while looking up a particular rule on writing numbers. It’s a number-to-word calculator. If you aren’t entirely sure how to write a number out, this tool might come in handy.
August 7, 2018
Today’s site is all about job opportunities in the world of publishing.
to provide a centralized place for job seekers to research available positions throughout the publishing industry, and to provide basic information about the book publishing industry as a whole—commonly used words and terms in the industry, department descriptions, companies, events, and other information.
But the page I’m linking to is a handy-dandy cheat sheet to terminology used in publishing. From editorial to production to sales and more, you’ll find it here.
July 24, 2018
Every summer, we hear of drownings off our coasts due to rip currents. Here’s some useful information presented by The Art of Manliness on what to do if you get caught up in the strong waters.
My happy place.
June 26, 2018
Ever heard the saying “Red skies at night, sailors’ delight; red skies at morn, sailors be warned”? How about “Rain before seven, clear by eleven”? Turns out these adages have some truth behind them.
The Art of Manliness offers up 22 of these weather proverbs and what they mean. These are so cool. Some I was familiar with and knew the science behind them. But most I had not. Fun stuff here.
Pic I took of a lightning storm at the beach a few weeks ago.
June 19, 2018
I’m loving this!
USA Today Best-selling author Suzan Tisdale writes an open letter to founder and chief executive officer of Amazon about the cheating, thievery, and other big problems with Kindle Direct Publishing and the Kindle Unlimted program. A must read!
An Open Letter to Jeff Bezos