19 Best Language-Learning Sites and Apps

19 Best Language-Learning Sites and Apps

Learning another language can expand your mind, help you when traveling, and even stave off Alzheimer’s. And with so many language apps available now, learning a language is easy and accessible. Finding the right language-learning app, however, can be a...
4 Types of Mnemonic Devices and How to Use Them

4 Types of Mnemonic Devices and How to Use Them

Mnemonic devices are tools that you can use to help you remember things more easily. Essentially, mnemonics are shortcuts; they give your brain tricks that allow it to encode and recall information in a snap. You’ve probably used mnemonics before, even if you...
How to Write an Appendix

How to Write an Appendix

An appendix is a section in the back of a nonfiction book where you can give supplementary or additional information not provided in the main text. The information in an appendix is not essential to understanding the rest of the book, but rather gives interested...
How to Make a (Really Good) Book Index in Word

How to Make a (Really Good) Book Index in Word

If you’re writing a book and need to create an index, this article will tell you everything you need to know—from tips and tricks for identifying the best terms to include, to step-by-step instructions for using Microsoft Word’s indexing feature. An index is a...
How to Create a Glossary in Word

How to Create a Glossary in Word

In this blog post, I’ll teach you two great ways to create a glossary for your book using Microsoft Word. When done correctly, these alphabetized lists of defined terms can be very useful tools for readers—but there’s more to creating a good glossary than you...