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I'm Glad I Failed: How Rejection Letters Gave Me Freedom to Write Again

In college, I studied English. This probably made sense to all the people around me, as I’d spent most of every day in High School reading and writing. 1,415 more words

Writing

Google Assistant standalone iPhone Siri competitor app launching for iPhone

(Source: appleinsider.com)

As predicted, Wednesday’s tenth I/O conference saw the launch of the Google Assistant voice recognition tool to the iPhone.

The app will be restricted to just the United States at launch, the standalone app to offer similar chat-based functionality to the Allo version, but could also include voice-based queries in a similar way to the existing Google search app. 608 more words

Technology

Get Free Query Help at Query Swap

Are you all ready for a blog tour post? Let’s do this thing!

M.L. Keller created this awesome query swapping event coming up. Queries are harder to accomplish than it might seem, and who better to get help from than other writers? 551 more words

Queries

*** DISCLAIMER – THIS BLOG IS FICTION AND THE AUTHOR IS NOT LIABLE FOR THE ACTIONS OF ANYONE WHO PERSISTS IN THINKING IT IS NOT FICTION *** 655 more words

The Modern Vampire

Researching Small Craft

Small Craft for Lighthouse and Buoy-Tending Work;
A Lesser-Known Part of U.S. Lighthouse Service History
by Timothy Dring; CDR, USNR-Retired

While there has been a lot of very fruitful historical research on the history of the lighthouses and personnel that have served the United States, much less is known about one aspect of U.S. 1,224 more words

Research

Just how important are those dang query letters? What do I really want to see in them?

Those dang query letters are important. They are my introduction to you and your work (unless I already know you). If I’m struggling through reading your query letter, I’m probably not going to keep scrolling down to read your manuscript. 280 more words