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Be a Game Changer: Quality

In chess, the pawn is considered to be the infantry. Its moves are limited, and many players consider it to be a low-value piece. However, when it arrives at the end of the board, it becomes a different piece, usually a queen, meaning it can gain all sorts of power. Book quality is a lot ...continue reading

When a Misplaced Letter Creates an Oops Moment

As writers, we’ve all done it. We’ve looked at a manuscript so long that we miss things.  Simple stuff.  Stuff that if we’d taken the time, we might have found.  At work, we had a classic that came in with a report.  “Pump station” became “pimp station,” all due to a slightly misplaced finger.  Losing ...continue reading