Tuesday, September 06, 2011

PimPage: An Occasional Feature in Which I Call Interesting Books to Your Attention

The Proofreaders' Page and other Uncollected Items by Fredric Brown in Literature & Fiction: A collection of columns by world-famous mystery and science fiction author, Fredric Brown, looking at all aspects of proof-reading from obscure rules of grammar and punctuation to tips on the best way to lay out a book. A must for any budding author who wishes to publish their own book and needs some tips on how to avoid the most common mistakes. Also includes several other rare and uncollected items by Fredric Brown including a mystery short story ("Fatal Facsimile") that hasn't been reprinted since it was first published 49 years ago; 24 humorous advice columns by the intrepid Colonel Cluck; a selection of Brown's early attempts at poetry; and much, much more!

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