readers Archives - Joanna Campbell Slan

Improve Your Sequencing To Improve Your Writing

This morning I heard a radio commercial about a pair of work gloves. The announcer explained that these were “more abrasion and tear resistant than leather.” I was left wondering, “Does he mean the surface of the gloves is abrasive?” I doubt that. I suspect he meant that the surface of the gloves was “more resistant to tears and abrasion than […]

The Future of rhe Publishing Industry

Last night I did a signing at the Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Reston. I spoke to a lovely and enthusiastic crowd. We were seated near the children’s book section. Out of the corner of my eye I noticed a young lady, at most maybe eleven years old, watching me and listening in. Eventually she […]