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Very and But.

I was watching Dead Poet’s Society today.

And something struck me.

“So avoid using the word ‘very’ because it’s lazy. A man is not very tired, he is exhausted. 172 more words


DJI upgrades its 4k handheld gimbal camera with zoom lens, motion timelapse | TechCrunch

DJI just announced an upgraded version of its lovely Osmo camera. Called the Osmo Plus, this model offers key features not found on the original Osmo such as zoom, motion timelapse and an improved… 14 more words



I just finished writing my memoir.  I completed all the business stuff today;  copyright, reserved a new domain name, and now I have to start looking into publishing or self-publishing.   324 more words


Writer Resources: Polgarus Studio Formatting

Formatting a book is something that a lot of self-published authors attempt on their own, and not always for the better. It appears that many are well suited for it, or at least are able to do it well enough, while others experience headaches and turn out a book that doesn’t look exactly right, or as professional as one would hope. 352 more words


When Editing Really Matters

So recently there was a self-published book that someone reviewed and said was fabulous.  And just the type of book I like to read, too.  Now, ironically, even though I’m self-published I tend to stick with trade published books for my personal reading because I don’t have a lot of reading time and I don’t get some special thrill from discovering hidden gems.  631 more words


What To Expect From A Copy Edit...

Wish You Were Here is about as done in the structural editing stakes as it can be. I’m doing a final pass through for the big stuff and then it’s off for copy edit. 920 more words


Self-#Marketing: A Long, Treacherous Road

Last year I published my first novel. After thousands of hours over the course of four years, researching, writing and editing, I finally put myself out there, sharing my hard work with the world. 865 more words

D.M. Miller