Resources for Writers
carlboygenius:

Be the Hero the Library Deserves

carlboygenius:

Be the Hero the Library Deserves

thisistheverge:

New Editing and Proofreading Marks — I Love Charts — Medium
complejoreptil:

Infografía con las muertes imaginadas por Shakespeare (sí: se vale usarla como acordeón). (Ve la imagen más grande aquí.)

complejoreptil:

Infografía con las muertes imaginadas por Shakespeare (sí: se vale usarla como acordeón). (Ve la imagen más grande aquí.)

explore-blog:

The chemistry of what causes new and old book smells

explore-blog:

The chemistry of what causes new and old book smells

Alice on a ladder, reaching for a book tattoo

Alice on a ladder, reaching for a book tattoo

Bob’s your uncle and other phrases explained

Even as a native English speaker, I like to make sure that the phrase I’m using means what I think it means.

Here’s a resource I found to do that: The Phrase Finder.

Bob’s your uncle

An exclamation that is used when ‘everything is alright’ and the simple means of obtaining the successful result is explained. For example, “left over right; right over left, and Bob’s your uncle - a reef knot”.

Origin

'Bob's your uncle' is one of those phrases that keep etymologists off the street corners. Read the rest »

found on The Editors’ of Association of Earth (a Facebook group), thanks to Padraig Hanratty

found on The Editors’ of Association of Earth (a Facebook group),
thanks to Padraig Hanratty

incidentalcomics:

The Story Coaster
Drawing for the 7/14 Sunday NY Times Book Review - thanks to editor Pamela Paul! 

incidentalcomics:

The Story Coaster

Drawing for the 7/14 Sunday NY Times Book Review - thanks to editor Pamela Paul! 

When the language changes in the wrong direction

"Over the years, the European Institutions have developed a vocabulary that differs from that of any recognized form of English."

Read the rest, which includes the list of of offending words [PDF]

Another kind of portfolio piece

image

Here’s a one-topic website created from a pamphlet created from a reddit post

It demonstrates the expertise of the people who participated:

Most importantly, it’s USEFUL. How Clothes Should Fit