On Writing, Reading and Words…
A few months ago I wrote an article describing e-books, how to go about reading them, where to get some free ones to explore the world of e-books, 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. In [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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. [...]
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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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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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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