Word is not a layout tool, though it often gets used that way, especially in a business environment. In those cases, rather than typing a
How to Make a Figures Manuscript
The terms figure and visual are often used interchangeably. For each visual in the product, there will be a separate entry in the figures manuscript.
Grammar comedy, Scrivener, and other links this week
Grammar LOL Listen to the very funny Craig Fay’s take on the tedious grammatical choice of using former and later. “I’ll get it but it’s
What to do with an edited Word file
So you got the manuscript back from the copy editor or proofreader. Now what? Well, it’s time to check the changes the editor made, answer
How long should my writing be?
The idealist says “it should be as long as it takes to cover what you have to say.” I’m a pragmatist — you may have