Upping my Game with Editing in Word 2016, 2nd Edition
A MacBook on a table next to a white mug filled with coffee

After using Microsoft Word 2007 for what seems like FOREVER, I finally upgraded to Word 2016 earlier this year and decided to purchase the second edition of Editing in Word 2016 to see if I could learn any new tricks. I consider myself a pretty advanced user of Word, but reading this book helped me […]

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Style Guides and Serial Killers: How Language Can Help Solve Crimes
Close-up of the definition of the word “focus” in a French dictionary

Note: This post was adapted from content I originally published in the August 18, 2017, edition of the Fostered Creativity newsletter. I’ve been watching the Discovery series Manhunt: Unabomber, which bored me until we got to the third episode, “Fruit of the Poisonous Tree,” when the FBI starts analyzing the Unabomber’s manifesto to see if […]

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