INFOGRAPHIC: Paraphrase Versus Plagiarism

Many thanks to Nancy from www.plagiarismcheck.org who’s been in touch with this great infographic detailing the difference between paraphrasing and plagiarism. As a writer and content/social media marketer, plagiarism is a very real concern, so I’ll definitely be bookmarking this for future reference! For more on plagiarism and samey stories, check out the following links too:…

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Take This Killer Quiz On Books And Literature

We love reading quizzes I couldn’t resist this one I found on QuizFactor! Combining questions on classic fiction, writers, stories and even etymology, this quiz is VERY comprehensive … and worst of all, it times you as well!!! There’s no less than TEN levels to battle your way through … And you need at least…

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BOOK VERSUS FILM: Apple Tree Yard

Okay, not film exactly this week, but a TV adaptation – same diff! I’ve been catching up on television lately, which means I’ve only just got round to the BBC’s recent adaptation of Apple Tree Yard. (If you haven’t seen it yet, you can buy the box set, HERE). Apple Tree Yard was a five…

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BEST OF 3: Angela Wooldridge, author

1) A Free Man Of Colour by Barbara Hambly This is my ‘go to’ book that I’ll recommend to anyone, regardless of their preferred genre. It is 1833 and Benjamin January has returned to his hometown of New Orleans following the death of his beloved wife in Paris. Ben is a surgeon and a musician, but…

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BOOK VERSUS FILM: Check Out This Cool Interactive Graphic!

What’s better: The Book or The Movie? Have you ever gone to the cinema filled with anticipation to see the movie adaptation of your favourite book, only to be bitterly disappointed? Or, after watching, did you think the film was much better than the book? Well, Vouchercloud has analysed 2,275 books turned movies, and created…

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Why You SHOULD Judge A Book By Its Cover

Cover Up Readers are often asked not to judge a book by its cover … but fact is, we ALL do!! Colours, pictures, fonts, layout … it all becomes part of the reader experience. We live in a visual age now more than ever, so it stands to reason then that psychologically, readers are actively put…

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