Archives for December 2014

Deck Your Blog (Fa la la la la la la la la)

Here’s wishing all my readers a Happy Christmas.  But first, let’s sing the bloggers’ Christmas carol!

Here’s wishing all my readers a Happy Christmas (or whatever else you might celebrate this time of year) and the most successful 2015 in every way possible. Now all you bloggers, please sing with me…

DECK your blog with viral pics
Fa la la la la la la la la

Images and text should mix
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How to write a winning research proposal

A research proposal is much like any other proposal. Here’s how to write a winning research proposal.

In recent weeks, I have twice been asked to help with research proposals.

In one case, it was simply to edit and rework a proposal for a history/culture project, which included both a permission aspect and a funding aspect (since travel to both Europe and Africa would be involved).

In the second case, it was a proposal for an animal behaviour study in South America, including an abstract, hypothesis, literature review, materials, methodology and significance. [Read more…]

Writers Family Holiday Bingo

Are you a writer, stressed about facing the family over the Holidays?  We have instant stress relief for you in the form of Writers’ Family Holiday Bingo

For many writers, the holidays are especially difficult.

It’s not just that we’re hoping our Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa romance ebook will be published in time to catch the holiday sales. It’s not just that many of us have an artist’s budget and a shopping list that extends downstairs. [Read more…]