Hi, I'm a Belgian comic addict. Native language is Dutch, so you may expect some grammatical errors and other crimes against the English language.
Things to avoid
A list of things (links, terms,...) I come across which are usually unwanted, and which I regularly try to weed out where needed.
- All links to NationMaster Encyclopedia, Medlibrary/Medwiki, SpeedyLook, and other Wikipedia mirrors.
- the late
- happily married
- none other than
- dearly missed
- an alumni for an individual
- a promising player / actor / ...
- is the name of
- honorifics like "his excellency", "HRH", "rt. rev.", and so on, if you are not discussing titles and styles specifically
Things to be cautious about
Books from print-on-demand and vanity presses like PublishAmerica, Booklocker, Outskirts Press, XLibris, AuthorHouse (and their imprint "1st books library"), Lulu, BookSurge, CreateSpace, Disc US Books Inc, ... (and their authors if this is their only claim to fame). Some of these are notable nonetheless, but those are few and far between, just like mySpace and YouTube celebrities...