Archive | November 2020

25 Editing Tips for Tightening Your Copy (Plus an Editing Checklist) – by Alexis Grant… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

on The Write Life: Writers rarely spit out their best copy on the first draft. If you meet a writer who claims to have the secret for doing so, please let the rest of us know! First drafts — and second drafts and sometimes thirds — exist to hash your ideas out on paper. After […]

25 Editing Tips for Tightening Your Copy (Plus an Editing Checklist) – by Alexis Grant… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

Picture Colorizer: Free Photo Editing Tool — Nicholas C. Rossis

I recently came across Picture Colorizer; a free online tool that lets you produce stunning color pictures out of your old black-and-white photos. I used it with some old photos from my personal album and was amazed by the result. For example, this is a 1970 photo of my mother holding me: The same photo […]

Picture Colorizer: Free Photo Editing Tool — Nicholas C. Rossis
This entry was posted on November 17, 2020. 1 Comment

Why Waiting Too Long to Register Your Copyright Is a Big Mistake – by Liani Kotcher… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

on Jane Friedman: Under the current Copyright Act of 1976 and its subsequent amendments, your creative works are protected by US copyright law as soon as they are put in a tangible medium, so long as they meet all the other elements required for copyright protection (i.e., they must also be original and must contain […]

Why Waiting Too Long to Register Your Copyright Is a Big Mistake – by Liani Kotcher… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

Who Gets Capitalized in a Novel? – by Carol Saller… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

on CMOS Shop Talk: I gave Detective MacSwain $200 and a diamond ring worth $1,000 to keep quiet and make it look like suicide. (Dashiell Hammett, Red Harvest, 81) “That’s nice,” the gray-mustached sleuth on my left said. He didn’t sound sincere. . . . The gray-mustached detective who had sat beside me in the car carried […]

Who Gets Capitalized in a Novel? – by Carol Saller… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

50 Blogging Topics for Authors – by Frances Caballo… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

on Social Media Just for Writers: Do you struggle with coming up with blogging topics? Hey, I wouldn’t be honest if I said that blogging is such a breeze, I could do it in my sleep. Or when I’m sleep-deprived. There are times when blogging topics come to me in bunches. I could be sitting […]

50 Blogging Topics for Authors – by Frances Caballo… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

50 Blogging Topics for Authors – by Frances Caballo… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

on Social Media Just for Writers: Do you struggle with coming up with blogging topics? Hey, I wouldn’t be honest if I said that blogging is such a breeze, I could do it in my sleep. Or when I’m sleep-deprived. There are times when blogging topics come to me in bunches. I could be sitting […]

50 Blogging Topics for Authors – by Frances Caballo… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog
This entry was posted on November 12, 2020. 2 Comments