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Why I Intentionally Look for Typos In New Books

I pre-order books more often than I should. Which means I find myself in possession of many first editions of newly published manuscripts.

In every single one, I look for the mistake. 524 more words

Meg Dowell


Posted on May 25, 2016by Anthony Quinn

Why the past is the toughest assignment of them all…

Writing Tip: How to Write About the Past… 1,814 more words

The Choir on Hope Street gets a gorgeous new look!

I’m so excited to have my lovely friend Annie Lyons on the blog today. Annie wrote one of my favourite books of 2017 (which will incidentally be featured in that post next week) … 303 more words

Guest Post: Rebecca Howie on Overcoming Writer's Block

Today, I have the pleasure of welcoming the author of The Game Begins, Rebecca Howie, to Writerly Bookish Stuff.  Rebecca is here to talk about the dreaded writer’s block and how to overcome it. 772 more words


EDITING 101: A series of 64 FREE Editing Tips - INDEX - For your future reference...

Presented, courtesy of my good friend and Professional Book Editor, Susan Uttendorfsky, the owner of Adirondack Editing.

Services available:

Editing  –  Non-Editing  –  Book Formatting… 356 more words


Further vs. Farther

I don’t think I had ever considered the difference between further and farther until I started getting into editing. There are a lot of things you take for granted when you’ve been speaking a language your whole life. 428 more words