A review of a book of the best cartoons which were rejected by The New Yorker – they’re probably funnier than those which were published. Have a look and see!Read article
Read my review of Attorney Fred S. Steingold’s “The Complete Guide to Buying a Business”—maybe a little too complete from the legal point of view, but an excellent beginners’ starting point all the same.Read article
When it comes to publishing on the web, whether it’s websites or eBooks, typography comes pretty low down most people’s lists of priorities. As long as the words are legible, that’s good enough. Now, where’s my hi-res cover illustration and my snazzy logo?
Matthew Butterick’s here to tell us why this approach is all wrong, with his book, Butterick’s Practical Typography.Read article
I first reviewed this book in October 2013, and was surprised by the amount of interest my review received. Several people commented to say that a new edition had been published since then which had removed a lot of the problems I’d outlined in my original review of the first edition.
I endeavour to provide useful reviews on this blog, so in the interests of setting the record straight I bought the new edition of the book on Amazon today. Let’s see how I got on.Read article
by John C. Lipes
A review by Dave
If you’re going to teach something, you should understand it yourself first – at least to the level where you can be sure that what you’re teaching is correct. On that count alone, English Explained 8: The Adverbs doesn’t just fail, it fails with an adverb: “miserably”.
Worse still, it’s part of a series of 14. I shudder to imagine the mangled concept of grammar that any student completing the series would have.Read article
[Review of the 1st edition]
Well, I knew this wasn’t going to be a long read at an estimated 21 pages, but I was curious to see just what amazing advice might be shared in such a short document. Mr Hedley (Alex) tells us that he’s an Internet entrepreneur and doesn’t want to bore us with his motivational story in the same way as other Internet marketers do. He’s going to teach you his SEO method without any fluff and his system isn’t taught ANYWHERE else on the Internet.Read article