How Long Will It Take to Read President Obama’s Essential Books? You Don’t Want to Know
POTUS gave WIRED his essential books list. This is how long it would take to read them.
Publishing Etiquette Tips
by Edie Melson @EdieMelson The publishing industry is like any other—fraught with unwritten rules and etiquette norms. Add to that the wild wild west of social media and the new writer can commit faux pas that spell career disaster. I’m grouping them together in pairs to give you an idea what works and what doesn’t. …
Ask an Expert: 10 Upholstery Tips from Amanda Brown of Spruce
Aesthetics and comfort are often the two most important factors in how long you’ll love your furniture, so save your dollars for premium padding and showstopping fabric. As long as the shape is pleasing, I’m attracted to the dirtiest pieces with the ugliest fabric for a fraction of the cost. They also make the best transformations Think beyond a fabric exchange or removing a skirt. We’ve shortened sofas, changed arms from round to square, and turned coffee tables into ottomans all at the hands of upholstery Always refinish and repaint when furniture is completely stripped. Old fabric and padding often cover the exposed frame, resulting in a sloppy-looking paint job when pieces are reupholstered. Pneumatic tools…
AuthorHouse Book Cover Design Tips
Author’s Digest presents ten tips for designing a cover that separates your book from the crowd and grabs readers’ attention!
Overcome Your Book-Publishing Fears in 2019
Do you want to publish a book but are afraid to “go public?” Having to step out from behind your anonymity and into the spotlight is a sc...
Report: Harriet Tubman To Replace Jackson On The $20 Bill
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is scheduled to announce Wednesday that Harriet Tubman will replace former President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.
Case study of one author's Amazon ranks
British indie author Jane Steen examines the impact of Amazon's imprints on the categories targeted by her self-published novels and learns interesting lessons
Washington Gardener Magazine March 2017
The March 2017 issue of Washington Gardener Magazine is now out. Inside this issue: James Madison’s Montpelier: A History in Trees How Dahlias Provide Garden Diversity Your Garden Tasks To-do List Our 4 Favorite Asian Vegetables to Grow Local Gardening Events Calendar Ready, Set, Seed! Reviewing the Best Propagation Equipment Join the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Predatory Mites to the Rescue! And much more… Note that any submissions, event listings, and advertisements for the April 2017 issue are due by April 10. Subscribe to Washington Gardener Magazine today to have the monthly publication sent to your inbox as a PDF several days before it is available online. You can use the PayPal (credit card) online order form here: www.washingtongardener.com/index_files/subscribe.htm
How to Harvest and Store Asparagus
10 Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast
Following in the footsteps of the most successful people means realizing that time is a precious commodity. Take advantage of every moment of your day.