Category Archives: Free edit contest

Higher education declares a climate emergency

This is the start of a statement signed by more than 7,000 institutes of higher education: New York, 10 July 2019 – Today, networks representing more than 7,000 higher and further education institutions from 6 continents announced that they are … Continue reading

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Interview with Keith Manos, winner of my free edit contest

Keith’s book, W is for Wrestling, won my Free Book Edit contest. This involved having two independent judges considering it to be one of the 10 best entries. Then he was required to line up more votes than the other … Continue reading

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Still a chance for survival?

A new report in Nature Communications states that if, from the end of 2018, there were no new fossil-fuel powered installations, and existing ones were replaced with renewable alternatives, then we could keep global temperature rise at 1.5 degrees C, … Continue reading

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Results of the free book edit contest

Voting on my free book edit contest ended on 23rd December, 2018. A total of 1205 votes were cast, by 510 visitors. Twelve were disqualified because my response email bounced, so 498 had their votes counted. If you’re good at … Continue reading

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Contest closure announcement

The free book edit contest is now closed for submissions. I have edited each entry immediately upon receiving it, and made hopefully helpful suggestions for improvement. Many contestants have responded with appreciative replies. They were all allowed to resubmit. I … Continue reading

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Free book edit contest

Welcome to the free book edit contest 2018 Here are the results, and votes cast The shortlist: you can still read the entries How this contest was run Why were we doing this? Interview with the winner I don’t actually … Continue reading

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