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What women want: Gay male romance novels

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/valentines-day/what-women-want-gay-male-r… This quote pretty much says it all. According to m/m author Heidi Cullinan: One of the reasons why more women are ravenous for these books is that they want to read s…

Three Apple Engineers and Three Microsoft Engineers

Three Apple engineers and three Microsoft engineers are traveling by train to a conference. At the station, the three Microsoft engineers each buy tickets and watch as the three Apple engineers buy only a single ticket. “How are three people going…

University of Texas on Fair Use and Copyright

We would all appreciate a clear, crisp answer to that one, but far from clear and crisp, fair use is better described as a shadowy territory whose boundaries are disputed, more so now that it includes cyberspace than ever before. In a way, it’s li…

50 Proofreading Tips

Proofreading tips from here.

Marker Board / White Board Walls

By far the cheapest and easiest epigraphic display is a large whiteboard. And when it comes to whiteboards, you can’t be too big. Using commercial products for do-it-yourself whiteboards from here.

What it costs for a best-selling e-book: $12.99

Contrary to popular belief, the costs of creating an e-book and a hardcover edition are similar. About 10 percent of hardcover costs go to printing, binding and shipping. Publishers set a retail price for an e-book, and selling agents such as Amaz…

Stanford Copyright and Fair Use Center

http://fairuse.stanford.edu/

Usability.gov

http://usability.gov/ Usability.gov is a one-stop source for government web designers to learn how to make websites more usable, useful, and accessible. The site addresses a broad range of factors that go into web design and development. The site …

Web Hosting Information – Power WHOIS

http://whois.webhosting.info/ Includes standard WHOIS plus stuff like reverse look up, listing other hosted domains, etc.

10 Tips on Writing the Living Web: A List Apart

10 Tips on Writing the Living Web by Mark Bernstein 1. Write for a reason 2. Write often 3. Write tight 4. Make good friends 5. Find good enemies 6. Let the story unfold 7. Stand up, speak out 8. Be sexy 9. Use your archives 10. Relax! More detail…