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Publishing E-books – Future article update.

on June 12th, 2012 by Stefano Landi

More than a year ago now I wrote an article describing e-books, how to go about reading them, where to get some free ones, and finally I briefly touched upon publishing e-books. Since then I’ve had a few people ask me for further information specifically on getting into e-book publishing. I’m currently working on a […]

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E-books, Demise of the Printed Book?

on March 31st, 2012 by Stefano Landi

I was recently having coffee with a friend of mine who inquired about electronic books, or e-books as they are known. I offered a brief explanation of what ebooks were and then he asked me the often cited question; “Do ebooks spell the demise of the traditional printed book?”. First off, a quick explanation of […]

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Crowning Sacrifice

on January 26th, 2011 by Stefano Landi

You may be out there and then perhaps not, but in you I hold a hope and faith that there are beings who have transgressed from humanity’s failings and reached a blinding enlightenment burning with the glow of a billion galaxies. – Stefano Alight the night it does with a ribbon of red. Surprised, frantic […]

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Astronomy Poem

on January 26th, 2011 by Stefano Landi

Given breathe by the womb of an apocalyptic fire, it races through the time shifted void to reach the retina of a star-struck explorer. That is the essence, the very light upon which is carried the secrets of existence and the microcosm which is the Universe.

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Paradigm Online Writing Assistant

on January 22nd, 2011 by Stefano Landi

I do a great deal of Internet surfing as part of my freelancing technical writing job, when I do research for my technology consulting clients and also for my many varied hobbies. Every now and then I come across a website that has me do a double-take at the amount of sheer information it presents. […]

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Poem: Hope Grasps

on January 20th, 2011 by Stefano Landi

Short poem I wrote in answer to a bittersweet dream that I had not too long ago. Hope Grasps by Stefano Landi I am too numb, my mind too feeble, my pain too great.

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On line Novel writing course

on November 21st, 2010 by Stefano Landi

Hello everyone, Winter is at our doorstep here in Montreal and it’s around this time every year that my keyboard beckons and I realize that I don’t post as many articles on my blogs as I’d like. At times it’s just a lack of writing enthusiasm while other times it’s simply a lack of time. […]

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Writing well, a great art

on June 28th, 2010 by Stefano Landi

In my most recent post I reviewed a book on beating writer’s block. In it the author writes about the importance of writing well. In fact, and perhaps I’m rather biased about this; but I hold the ability to write clear, concise and coherent sentences as one of the highest characteristics of which an individual […]

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Beating Writer’s Block

on June 28th, 2010 by Stefano Landi

Some time back I wrote a small entry on getting around writer’s block, but never went into it in any depth. This time around I’d like to introduce you to a book I recently took out of the library on getting around writer’s block. It’s from the Pocket Idiot’s Guide series and is entitled Guide […]

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Single Sourcing

on April 19th, 2010 by Stefano Landi

What is Single Sourcing? It is a technical writing philosophy that maintains that content should be ideally written in a non-specific way regardless of where it will eventually be used. One example might be the instructions for using a piece of software. The content of a printed document and the information contained in the online […]

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