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Found an old start to a story

Sorting out some old files and i came across an attempt at writing a horror story I did a year or so ago. What do people think? 713 more words


Manuscript Similarities

I was at a writing workshop once with a woman who had been working on a picture book manuscript for years. She was a full-time professor at a university, if I remember correctly. 287 more words

Musings Of A Children's Writer

Strange Medieval Books

Written by hand, medieval manuscripts are very different from printed books, which started to appear after Gutenberg’s mid-fifteenth-century invention of moving type. One difference in particular is important for our understanding of manuscripts. 1,120 more words

Book As Object

Editing time yet again

Here we go again. I’ve had a second round of Betas and things have changed yet again. I’m not surprised and really, it’s expected, I mean who can be perfect? 135 more words


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About Time For A Kick In The Pants

Man, have I been slacking.

Well, okay, so that’s not the kind of news you wake your significant other up for. Truth is, the idea that I’ve been slacking about something is roughly akin to getting all hyper and jumping up-and-down while screaming because, *gasp* the tide is getting higher! 943 more words


The cook's book, Hardwicke House

Household accounts book for Hardwicke House on the banks of the river Thames in Oxfordshire includes itemized payments to kitchen staff as well as lists of ingredients and the quantities purchased.

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Aaron M. Myers papers

As an intern here in the Special Collections Processing Center, I’ve been thrown feet first into a pile of old paper. Almost literally. Whether it was because I mentioned that I loved Shakespeare, or this collection was just next on the list, I was given the… 424 more words