Tag Archives: American Heritage Invention and Technology

Terms of the Trade

A few of my favorites: “-30-” Sometimes used to mark the end of an article or a press release. Its origin is debated, but the two numbers, standing alone, are always distinctive enough to denote finality. Its use goes beyond print. A CBS radio announcer, whose … Continue reading

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Editing – It’s Not Personal

Few things are as intensely personal as writing. It makes sense then that any comment or correction from someone else is taken personally. It should not be viewed that way. Your editor is there to help you succeed, not to engage in … Continue reading

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More musings on this web site

As I continue to put out query letters I continue to think about what I should use this blog for. My 2008 article on gold mining, published by American Heritage’s Invention and Technology Magazine, does not seem to be on … Continue reading

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