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Write Historical Fiction? Keep Their Language to Yourself or Risk Losing Readers

I love a good, “Huzzah” blurted out by Niles or Frasier Crane any day. When writing a work of historical fiction, however, it is best to keep the quaint phrases, stereotypical exclamations (i.e. – forsooth), and other verbal faux pas … Continue reading

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Getting Medieval with Internet Shaming: Why Words You Choose to Post Matter

Shaming defies the balance inherent in all things and places the author in an equal position to receive ugly responses and possibly even be sued. Continue reading

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Overly Critical Book “Reviews” are Not Very Useful – a Call for Your Thoughts

Expanding on the subject of civility which, by the way, is a hot topic in the practice of law, I made several disturbing observations. First, there are a lot of ugly customer book reviews floating around on Amazon.com and Barnes … Continue reading

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