The last-week countdown to Father's Day begins today! And if you have a dad who loves (or even just "likes") reading, then I have a book list for you. Dad doesn't want another tie or photo frame this year; he wants a book! At least, I think he might. And since I listen to a [...]
SRD Editing Services is excited to announce our membership in the International Association of Professional Writers & Editors (IAPWE) just in time for summer editing to ramp up for the holiday publishing schedule in 2023! IAPWE is a professional organization that provides resources to writers and editors and functions as a networking and freelance contract […]
For more than 20 years, the Accelerated Reader (AR) program has been helping kids read children's books they enjoy, at their own pace. Readers of all levels can choose an AR book, read their way through it, then take a computerized quiz to assess their understanding and sometimes earn class credit. Educators across the US [...]
MS Keyboard Shortcuts Are Gold If you use MS Word on a regular basis to write and edit, you probably already know about the most common keyboard shortcuts. (If you're not familiar with the long list of Windows keyboard shortcuts out there, check them out now!) In particular, there are several wonderful, useful keyboard shortcuts [...]
The SRD Editor List of Favorite Books Read in 2022 As an avid reader, I've been on Goodreads for years. I love being able to track what books I read and share with others the ones I feel most strongly about. In 2022, I began listening to audiobooks that I borrow from my local library [...]
The team at SRD Editing Services is delighted to announce our membership in the Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA) just in time for the new year and our planned growth in 2023. Since 1970 the EFA has provided training, networking, and contract opportunities to freelance editors in all areas of publishing. The association is dedicated to […]
There’s a bunch of apps out there to help you be a better writer. You may want to try a few to see what works for you. May I recommend Oblique Strategies? It’s available for both Android (here) and Apple (here) This sleek, straightforward app is designed to give you simple food for thought and […]
It's a difficult thing, a solid thing, a hard thing: to let go. To release. But, decisions change the world.
Silence as a space to be filled or cherished - the very idea made me think. Isn't silence already full?
Death is coming. For each of your characters. How will they live, knowing this truth? And what to do about vampires?