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Eric J. Smith on Writing a Memoir

Check out Ink Slinger client Eric J. Smith’s post on things to think about when writing a memoir!…

Tor.com Is Open for Novella Submissions!

No hi noGet your novellas ready to submit to Tor.com! They opened July 31, 2018 and will close…

Do You Have Wordnesia?

We editors run into this quite often. Call it a glitch in the matrix. We don’t really know…

Merriam-Webster and Alternative Facts

I’m not sure what’s funnier, that she said it, that it was trending on MW, or that MW…

Can You Edit?

I’ve posted a copyediting test before, but here’s another one for funsies. The Times’s standards editor, Philip B….

iOS 10: Grammar Police Enablers

Great. Now everyone is going to think they’re qualified to edit. :p Please folks, leave personal social media…

Our Demons to Battle

Writers have their own demons, and that’s not a metaphor. The next time you find yourself having trouble…

Wattpad Unveils Ad-Generated Revenue Program for Its Writers

Well here’s a bit of interesting news for Wattpad authors. The online reading and writing community is launching…

On Plagiarism

It seems like a good day to leave this here. http://www.poynter.org/2014/is-it-original-an-editors-guide-to-identifying-plagiarism/269273/

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