Web Writer and a Librarian’s Place

A few people have remarked on the August silly season, not least Richard Morrison of the Times:

"How are we befuddled newspaper hacks going to get through the summer? Today is only August 1, the traditional start of the silly season. Yet already we seem to have used up our quintessential silly-season space-fillers. In the past fortnight I have already spotted:

— Oh no! Prescott’s running the country!

— Basking sharks spotted off Cornwall

— Ashley Cole may sign for Chelsea

— Reservoirs at lowest levels since the last dry hot summer

— Misery for thousands in M5 gridlock

— Escaped otter terrorises New Zealand

— Drug scandal rocks world of cycling

— Some people feel faint on the Tube

— “A levels too easy,” says politician.

So what’s left to print? "

Petrona to the rescue. I would like to draw your attention, and your blog subscriptions, to two blogs that might well interest you.

First, a tribute blog to "a certain librarian", Librarian’s place, collects together interesting articles from the blogosphere, not least on a placeist theme. Take a look, add to your regular visits.

Second, Web writer draws together useful links on the Internet for writers. Writing technique, how to publish and market, editing tips, and more, can be found via the links collected and categorised on this site.

Please bookmark Web Writer and Librarian’s Place. Interesting links and content guaranteed 😉

I hope to hear what you think of these blogs. Thank you!

Polygon 1 August

Polygon puzzle
Using the given letters no more than once, make as many words as possible of three or more letters, always including the central letter. Capitalised words, plurals, conjugated verbs (past tense etc), adverbs ending in LY, comparatives and superlatives are disallowed.

How you rate: 14 words, average; 19, good; 24, very good; 29, excellent.

Source: the Times

Answers on the post continuation (note, not in the comments!).

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