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by Nina Munteanu • 41 comments
Does art imitate life or does life imitate art? Which came first? Story or reality? Do we dream about our past or of another reality?...What is muse?
Does art imitate life or does life imitate art? Which came first? Story or reality? Do we dream about our past or of another reality? What is déjà vu…really? What came BEFORE the Big Bang? Did time ev...
by Laura Preble • 15 comments
Are ebooks more fraught with grammatical errors than regular print books?
(Disclaimer: the following column is a rant about grammar and spelling mistakes. Because of this, there is a high ironic likelihood that there will be mistakes in it. Please forgive and move on if you...
by Justin C. Key • 2 comments
It mostly comes down to taste. Whatever way you choose to write, stick with it, and aim to perfect it.
My wife doesn't like a lot of description. She likes when books get straight to the point and move from point A to B to C without stopping much to look at the scenery. Although she says 'description'...
by Nina Munteanu • 27 comments
There’s an interesting phenomenon going on out there right now. Maybe you noticed it. Economists are all abuzz with it...The publishing industry is currently experiencing its own version of the “S” curve and the “boom and bust” curve (for traditional publishing houses, I’m afraid).
I’m an ecologist and a limnologist. I've conducted environmental research and investigations for over twenty years; as senior scientist I investigated and reported on environmental phenomena to both t...
by Laura Preble • 9 comments
When you are gifted with an idea, is it yours? Who truly owns it?
It’s bound to happen, I guess. You get what you think is a really great idea, something remarkable, and the next thing you know, someone else has thought of it too. It’s happened to me quite a few tim...
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