Posted on May 31, 2012 by Elizabeth McCullough
The Word ‘Hopefully’ Is Here To Stay, Hopefully : NPR
‘Its detractors were operatic in their vilifications. The poet Phyllis McGinley called it an abomination and said its adherents should be lynched; and the historian T. Harry Williams went so far as to pronounce it “the most horrible usage of our times” — a singular distinction in the age that gave us expressions like “final solution” and “ethnic cleansing,” not to mention “I’m Ken and I’ll be your waitperson for tonight.”‘
Making the leap from news to books: Critical questions |
“Authors of science books often begin as writers of science news. As a science journalist who is looking to write a book, I’ve become very curious as to how other science journalists made the leap forward. I suspected that the questions that go into books might be different from those that drive newspaper and magazine journalism. With that in mind, I asked six successful science authors what questions they have found themselves asking — of themselves or of their sources — when writing books.”
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