Month: January 2018

Introducing My New Editing Website

Introducing My New Editing Website
Posted on January 17, 2018 in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Hello everyone! I briefly mentioned this in a previous post but I have created an entirely new website for my editing services instead of just using a page on this website. It is aliciatheeditor.com and includes much more information than I had on this blog. I am a freelancer and I work with both companies and individuals so if you are in need of a copy editor for fiction, creative nonfiction, or shorter pieces, please check it out. All the information you  need should be there, but if you have questions, see the contact page […]

Divider

The Etymologicon by Mark Forsyth

The Etymologicon by Mark Forsyth
Posted on January 10, 2018 in Book Review / 0 Comments

Main points   This book is amazing. It’s super interesting, and the fact that every single etymological fact connects is really neat. I could listen to this guy for hours. There are so many fun facts about stuff we use every day. Just the other day as I was looking at my computer, I was wondering where Bluetooth came from, and last night I had my answer from the book. What’s funny is that he wrote the book so that when he was discussing etymology with people, he wouldn’t feel the need to trap them […]

Divider

Dilbert and the Way of the Weasel by Scott Adams

Dilbert and the Way of the Weasel by Scott Adams
Posted on January 3, 2018 in Book Review / 0 Comments

Main points This book was extremely funny. I think that in this series, the first and last books were definitely the best. The first one introduced a lot of key concepts that were explored in the next books, and the last one explored my favourite concept. It’s just…so applicable. Okay, there is the one argument that most weasels who provide a product or service probably won’t screw you over too much because they need to have a good reputation regarding customer service. If they screw you over then they lose your business, and you’ll make […]

Divider