Category Archive: Editing

Jan 30

Review of The Self Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide

Authors: Joel Friedlander and Betty Kelly Sargent Edition: first; e-pub viewed using Calibre Publisher: Marin Bookworks ISBN 978-0-936385-37-2 Summary: A useful directory of mainly US resources for anyone interested in indie writing and publishing

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Apr 24

Describing People 101

Sometimes, for whatever reason, a writer can really put his hoof in it. Take, for example, Nathan Myer’s description of Otis Hope Carey, an indigenous Australian surfer: ‘With his apeish face and cowering hair-curtains, I expect little more than Cro-Magnon grunts from his mouth. I am caught off guard by the clarity and eloquence of …

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