I cycle through these mistakes depending on the book/draft!

Great tips! >> 25 Editing Tips for Tightening Your Copy: Now a Printable Checklist - The Write Life

"An unhappy alternative lies before you, Elizabeth. Your mother will  never see you again if you do not marry Mr Collins, and I will never  see you again if you do." ~ Mr. Bennet

Bennet: "An unhappy alternative lies before you, Elizabeth. Your mother will never see you again if you do not marry Mr. Collins, and I will never see you again if you do. One of my favorite parts!

Cardiff, Wales May 2008

Cardiff Typographic Print with FREE UK delivery. Stylish retro print depicting some of the most famous landmarks of this Welsh city.

Binge-watching: have you got time to catch up?

Nielsen infographic shows how long it takes to binge-watch popular tv shows.

"Female Bodies: A Weighty Issue" - fascinating discussion of the evidence around use of BMI, clothing sizes and the use of the word "fat".

All these women weigh 154 pounds. We all carry weight differently, so focus on healthy habits rather than the number on the scale. All these women weigh 154 pounds. We…

love this >>> Disney Princesses Reimagined As Different Ethnicities Look Absolutely Beautiful

Disney Princesses Reimagined As Different Ethnicities Look Absolutely Beautiful

“ A Whole New World… ” (( So this week I decided to try something a little different. :) I saw some beautiful “race-bent” Disney a while ago and wanted to try it out, so here’s some of our ladies.

The Mathematics of Murder: Should a Robot Sacrifice Your Life to Save Two? | Popular Science

The Mathematics of Murder: Should a Robot Sacrifice Your Life to Save Two? By Erik Sofge

If you have too many heroes dying bravely on the battlefield, what you end up with is a huge glut of names and my shrivelled black heart has a limited supply of tears for them.

If you have too many heroes dying bravely on the battlefield, what you end up with is a huge glut of names and my shrivelled black heart has a limited supply of tears for them.

Instead of concentrating on Faramir’s fight, we watch him ride out as the crowd mourns in advance and Pippin sings him a lament – and only see his broken body return to the city. The best thing about this battle is that we never actually see it – we anticipate it, and we see the consequences. Witnessing the actual blows would’ve diminished it.

Return of the King: The Sacrifice of Faramir - Billy Boyd - The Edge of .

LEGO to produce female scientist minifigure set    Because girls can do science too!

LEGO to produce female scientist minifigure set

5 Ways To Keep #Writing After #Nanowrimo, by @rosieclaverton

Running miles for the first time can seem overwhelming. These training tips can help you prepare for your first marathon, and cross the finish line with a smile on your face.

From the very beginning of detective fiction, our heroes have worked in pairs. C. Auguste Dupin and his anonymous narrator friend, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson – a great detective can hardly impress if he has no one to question him.  In the world of comic books, Batman Issue #1 introduces both Caped Crusader and acrobatic sidekick Robin.

After his debut in Detective Comics in March one year later in April 1940 the Caped Crusader got his own comic book title "Bat Man" along with Robin The Boy Wonder!

"When I hear people talking about encouraging diverse voices, I don't think of me." -> Not Accepted Anywhere? Authenticity and Diversity in Writing by Rosie Claverton #WeNeedDiverseBooks #dontselfreject

"When I hear people talking about encouraging diverse voices, I don't think of me." -> Not Accepted Anywhere? Authenticity and Diversity in Writing by Rosie Claverton

A Christmas Mystery from the Crime Readers' Association, where the most important question is: Did The Hedgehog Do It?

The 12 Suspects of Christmas: The Mystery - Rosie Claverton - The Crime Readers' Association

Reading Around the Edges: Expanding Your Book Horizons by Rosie Claverton

Reading Around the Edges: Expanding Your Book Horizons - Rosie Claverton - The Crime Readers' Association

Not only does NovelRank help you estimate your own sales, it allows you to look at other people’s. For me, this is the most useful part of the exercise and helps to answer the second part of the question. Because when we ask “are my book sales good?”, what we’re really asking is “how do they compare to other novelists’?”.

Are My Book Sales Good? Data for Novelists - Rosie Claverton

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