Translation: Ran Blake – A Man in Black

Ran Blake @ Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society Half Moon Bay CA 6/14/1987

I’ve just finished a translation of ‘Ran Blake – Un Homme En Noir’. It’s a comprehensive study by expert French music critic, P. L. Renou. The article focuses on American pianist, composer, and educator Ran Blake, and the central relationship between his music and ‘film noir’. Continue reading “Translation: Ran Blake – A Man in Black”

Yes, You Need an Editor

Yes, you need an editor

Who needs an editor?  I just use a spell-checker’. That‘s something I hear quite often – usually from people who need help, but don’t want to admit it.

What about you? Yes, you need an editor, too. Most of us do. 

That’s because editing is not just about correcting mistakes in spelling, punctuation and grammar. A sophisticated text checker can do that. Well, sometimes. Perhaps.

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