I don’t know if that raised your eyebrows or not, but unless you are an instructional designer you may not have known what “the rag” is. In simple terms, in publishing, the rag is the uneven, or ragged, edge of a block of text. What that means is that this paragraph, which is aligned so … continue reading
So, I’ve finally finished updating my new website, and this is it! After two life-changing decisionsmoving to Raleigh in January to return to work at the state Museum of History and deciding to re-establish my editorial services businessseveral lists of chores followed. Getting a website back online was near the top, of course, but it … continue reading
One of my favorite new blogs, A Writer of History, recently posted an amazing interview about the writing of historical fiction—or is it “creative history” or historical nonfiction? Personally, while some argue that the terms are synonymous for the same genre, I’ve always felt that the genre designation depended on the author, the … continue reading
I am totally envious of the information that Alison Flood gathered from octogenarian author Ruth Rendell in her recent interview. But, I certainly couldn’t have done a better job!
For those not familiar with her work, Rendell also writes under the pseudonym Barbara Vine, the pen name she uses in her latest book, The Child’s … continue reading