Et Al. and Etc.—Whose Is Which?

Et Al. and Etc.—Whose Is Which?

  Latin was once the language of scholars and academics in the Western world. Although this is no longer the case, many terms that have been used for centuries remain staples of modern speech. The crime was hidden by sealed records and sub rosa operations. Once I...

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List of Children’s Book Publishers

List of Children’s Book Publishers

  If you've written a children's book and want to get it published, you have a few options. You can self-publish your book, hire a publishing services company or hybrid publisher, or find a legitimate children's book publisher. Children's Book Publishers Here's...

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Know the Difference: Who or Whom?

Know the Difference: Who or Whom?

Because this article requires some understanding of grammar, I’ve included links to sites that explain grammatical terms in more detail.    Who or whom? These pesky pronouns have bedeviled writers for centuries. How do you know which one to use? Luckily, there...

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Writing in Perspective: First, Second, and Third Person

Writing in Perspective: First, Second, and Third Person

  One of the key elements to writing a good story or a best-selling book is the perspective in which it is written. Before writing your book, take all the time you need to decide which is the best point of view that you can use. The perspective is extremely...

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