Farmers are Capitalizing on Carbon Sequestration: How Much is Your Carbon-Rich Soil Worth?
As the planet heats up, the economic rewards of storing carbon in the soil are beginning to take shape.
Publishing Etiquette Tips
by Edie Melson @EdieMelson The publishing industry is like any other—fraught with unwritten rules and etiquette norms. Add to that the wild wild west of social media and the new writer can commit faux pas that spell career disaster. I’m grouping them together in pairs to give you an idea what works and what doesn’t. …
Totally Unexpected Tips for Boosting Barbecue Flavor
Trust us: put wood chips in the marinade.
How Brian Selznick Created a Delightful Book Trailer for ‘The Marvels’ (Exclusive Video)
The author made a miniature theater, a tiny paper ship and a little dragon with a bendable spine and bright red tongue, to bring his story to life.
How Black Books Lit My Way Along The Appalachian Trail
"I can confirm that one does not walk 2,000 miles across the face of this country as a black woman without building up an incredible sense of self."
Do Not Worry
For Sunday, February 26, 2017, 8th Sunday of Ordinary Time Isaiah 49:14-151 Corinthians 4:1-5 Matthew 6:24-34 Jesus tells us not to worry or be anxious at least four times in today’s Gospel. I don’t know about you but I find these words easier said than done. When deadlines loom or money seems short or I... Read more »
What Children's Publishers Read at Home with Kids
We asked children’s publishers to tell us about a book they’d especially enjoyed reading with a child in their lives.
Book formatting for self publishing, manuscript preperation
Templates of Attractive book layout and design are essential for the self published author. Learn how to design your book for self publishing so you can publish a book.
What Happened To The 9-Year-Old Smoking In Mary Ellen Mark's Photo?
The photographer, who died last month, has a famous portfolio of arresting images. Among them is a shot of two children in 1990. Amanda thought the photo shoot would change her life. It did not.
Washington Gardener Magazine March 2017
The March 2017 issue of Washington Gardener Magazine is now out. Inside this issue: James Madison’s Montpelier: A History in Trees How Dahlias Provide Garden Diversity Your Garden Tasks To-do List Our 4 Favorite Asian Vegetables to Grow Local Gardening Events Calendar Ready, Set, Seed! Reviewing the Best Propagation Equipment Join the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Predatory Mites to the Rescue! And much more… Note that any submissions, event listings, and advertisements for the April 2017 issue are due by April 10. Subscribe to Washington Gardener Magazine today to have the monthly publication sent to your inbox as a PDF several days before it is available online. You can use the PayPal (credit card) online order form here: www.washingtongardener.com/index_files/subscribe.htm