Monthly Archives: September 2013

The 20 Year Overnight Success: Interview with Michael Wallace

Originally posted on David Gaughran:
I have an interview today with Michael Wallace, an author who has sold over 400,000 e-books since he started self-publishing back in January 2011. Michael patiently took the time over several days to answer my questions about writing, marketing, the craft, and the business. Given the length of the interview, and…

Your Writer’s Mind

Originally posted on Live to Write – Write to Live:
Writers are like aliens. We explore and dissect, question and document. We study the ways of the human heart and soul with a probing and unflinching eye. The writer’s mind is a many-faceted marvel that defies logic in order to create magic, all within the…

The Art of Editing

The Art of Editing is a post written by J. A. Hennrikus for the blog Live to Write – Write to Live (click on the link for the full article). She talks about the role of a good editor, and how the art of editing is approached. One of the things Hennrikus stresses is that an […]

Rhetoric

For those who come to us for essay help, a little knowledge about the rhetorical triangle might be helpful. The rhetorical triangle has three parts: ethos, pathos, and logos. Hopefully, your essay appeals primarily to logos (logic). Arguments based on ethos are related to the character of the speaker, while those based on pathos persuade […]

“Which” Distinction?

The distinction between “that” and “which” is becoming far less noticeable in restrictive and non-restrictive relative clauses. In restrictive relative clauses (those that are not set off by commas, such as this one in parentheses), “that” is the preferred term. However, in more recent usage, “which” is starting to appear more and more frequently before […]

Book Therapy

Do books have healing powers? They do according to bibliotherapist Ella Berthoud and literature professor Philip Davis. Maclean’s recently published an article on the subject that discusses books as therapy. As editors, we can’t help but agree. Books can offer a refuge, an alternative viewpoint, or a safe place to start picking apart an issue […]

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