Category Archives: education

Latin is Still Alive

A common belief among people is that Latin has ceased to exist centuries ago, or, in other words, Latin died. But, is Latin really dead? And, as language nerds, do we believe this without first considering the facts? So, in … Continue reading

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Does My Vote Really Matter?

Voter participation often suffers because of the generally accepted belief that “one vote really can’t make a difference.” 1645: 1 VOTE gave control of England to Oliver Cromwell 1649: 1 VOTE approved the beheading of Kings Charles I 1800: 1 … Continue reading

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What are some interesting facts about books or reading in general? By Devashish Patil

Some of the interesting facts about books and reading are: There are nearly 130 million(129,864,880 to be exact) books in the entire world. It would take 60,000 years to read all the books in the world. The three most read … Continue reading

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How Much Editing Does a Book Really Need? By Jody Hedlund

I just finished major edits on a book that’s releasing next summer (2019). It was a tough edit and took me a couple of weeks of full time work. Needless to say, when I got to the end, I was … Continue reading

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Grammar Mistakes

Many of us get into the habit of making writing mistakes either because of unawareness on our part or just mere sloppiness. Many of these mistakes affect the way readers perceive our pieces of writing; foolish typos can make the … Continue reading

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Which Writers Make You Want To Write? Jonathan Rogers

When I teach writing seminars, my favorite “introduce yourself” question is Which writers make you want to write? This is a different question from Who are your favorite writers? or Who do you think the best writers are? I love John … Continue reading

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Was the Early Church Communist? By Aaron Brake

In the book of Acts, we’re told the following about the early church in Jerusalem: Now the whole group of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one claimed private ownership of any possessions, but everything … Continue reading

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