Blond vs. Blonde

Here's a fun fact: there's actually a difference between "blond" and "blonde. And the distinction between the two words is something every good editor and proofreader should know. Plainly, a blond is a fair-haired male, and a blonde is a fair-haired female. "Blond" is the most common between the two versions and is used as an … Continue reading Blond vs. Blonde

Towards vs. Toward

Here's a short one for you! Is it toward or towards? Are you walking toward or towards something? Well, technically, there's nothing wrong with using both. "Toward" is most common in American English and "towards" in British English. -E

What’s in a Name: How to Pick the Perfect Name for Your Characters

To quote Shakespeare: "What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet." Boy, was he wrong! The idea was sentimental though. Today, we all know that names are extremely important because they're how we associate and identify people. We even build our assumptions around names--assumptions we've … Continue reading What’s in a Name: How to Pick the Perfect Name for Your Characters

Goodreads

Did you know that Goodreads conducts fun reading challenges every year? This year over a million people have chosen to take the challenge with an average of almost 50 books per participant. It's not too late to join the race though 2016 is quickly coming and going. I joined super late but I'm going to … Continue reading Goodreads