Webinars

Hope you’re all safe and doing well during these stay at home times. First – last clichés: Chilling Out– Calm down, take it easy. This dates to 1980. It alludes to being “cool,” i.e. laid back or clever. Chips are Down– Either the situation is...

Book Reviews

What can reviews to do for you and how do you get people to write them? First, Last Clichés: On the Level (to be on) – Straightforward, honest, and sincere. This American colloquialism originated in the late 19th century. Might have come from Freemasonry —...

Audio Books — Yeah or Nay?

Should we do audio books as authors? What do you think? First, last clichés: Proof of the pudding is in the eating– Performance is the only valid test. This expression of quality control dates from almost 1600s. See William Camden’s Remains Concerning Britain...

Outline or no?

Outlining is not a must, but from what I read, it’s considered the best way to do things. First let’s do: Last Clichés: Nose out of Joint — To be jealous or irritated, especially when one is supplanted or displaced by someone else. This term appeared...