Owing to a number of factors it is necessary to temporarily suspend further activity in this website for a short period. At present it is not possible to state how long this will be for but the intent and hope is it will be of short duration; a matter of weeks (hopefully). Apologies are extend … More Temporary Suspension of Activity
Though the debate regarding whether it is correct to enter one or two spaces after a full stop/period appears to have abated, it remains a relevant topic. Perhaps even more so because an increasing amount of retired people have taken to public writing. Also, as explained further down, the subject has an impact upon the … More One or two spaces?
If you are a new author, you may consider ‘edit’ and ‘proofread’ to be interchangeable terms. They are not! Though there may be some overlap, in principle and action they are very different processes. For more information on proofreading see ‘Proofreading Your Own Work’. In editing the intention is to ensure the resulting publication is … More Editing Your Own Work
If you are a new author, you may consider ‘proofread’ and ‘edit’ to be interchangeable terms. They are not! Though there may be some overlap, in principle and action they are very different processes. For more information on editing see ‘Editing Your Own Work’. The principle aim in proofreading is to check for spelling; punctuation; formatting … More Proofreading Your Own Work
This website, including the blog, replaces all previous blog sites utilized by T. R Robinson and Tanya Robinson. As indicated in the heading above and on the ‘Home’ page, the primary purpose and intention is to assist readers and authors. Information that has been previously published elsewhere but is still relevant will be added alongside … More Welcome to this New Website
Any self-published author who has tried will affirm how difficult it is to get a self-published book into a bricks and mortar book store. Why? The following is a conglomeration of information, ideas and thoughts obtained from a variety of sites and places. First, some of the concerns and problems surrounding this topic will be … More Getting Self-Published books into Bookstores