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

25 Editing Tips for Tightening Your Copy: Now a Printable Checklist - The Write Life (Good to know for academic and recreational writing.

"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

"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. Bennet Pride and Prejudice.

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.

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

Disney Princesses Reimagined As Different Ethnicities Look Absolutely Beautiful

"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.

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.

Ser Bronn of the Blackwater.a man singularly unimpressed with his own title.

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.

One of my personal favourite moments amongst all of the LotR movies. When Faramir and his soldiers rides out in one last try to please his mad father, the st.

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

LEGO to produce female scientist minifigure set

LEGO has announced that they will produce a female scientist minifigure set! After last year’s release of a single female scientist minifigure by LEGO, designer Alatariel Elensar submitted concepts.

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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