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I have a BA Hons degree in typographic design and Masters degree in business administration. I worked in the publishing industry for 30 years as a setter, copy editor and proof reader, before moving into management. Now semi-retired.

My main interest areas are cookery, cricket, and reading/writing.


Jan
21
answered How do authors gain strong familiarity with archaic and extremely rare words?
Jan
18
answered What is the proper way to use the pronoun “I” without too much repetition?
Jan
9
answered Very simple markup language for writing fiction
Jan
7
answered How many different words are in the average novel?
Jan
7
answered Can a mock-magazine with fictitious content count legally as fan fiction?
Jan
1
answered Combatting Excessive Familiarity Of Writing
Dec
31
answered How many commas is too many?
Dec
27
answered alternatives to “he said” in dialog
Dec
26
answered Intellectual Property Rights & Reuse of the Written Material
Dec
24
answered Various flavors for the action “irritate someone”?
Dec
23
answered Correct word for “Pulling some one into work, with continuous effort”?
Dec
19
answered Please help me re-word this sentence
Dec
14
answered Are music lyrics copyrighted?
Dec
13
answered How do collaborating authors choose an agent?
Dec
13
answered Using uncommon abbreviations
Dec
12
answered Is it really so “impossible” to get published by a traditional publisher?
Dec
12
answered As a freelance writer, should I charge more for inconvenient time worked?
Dec
12
answered Is it acceptable for a tech book to consist of only 2 chapters?
Dec
12
answered figures and tables always on top of the page?
Dec
12
answered Can a section have the same name as the chapter?