On Mar 28, 3:28pm, Sadowy, Pat wrote:
> Subject: Web FAQ and eWorld Info
> Hi Jannie (and Doug and whoever else finds this of interest),
> This is not about courses per se, but following up on it might lead
> you to the e-courses you were interested in. Because I am not
> sure I understand all this stuff, I am going to quote it directly
> from the Writer's Digest magazine April 95 p. 10 (from a Letter to
> the Editor by Stephan Spencer of Madison, Wisconsin:
> "There's a free online database of published writers, available on
> the Internet for publishers, agents and other writers. The
> database can be accessed via the World Wide Web at the
> URL http://www.binc.net/writers/.
> [I think the period is part of the sentence not part of the
--that's right--there is no period at the end of the address.
btw, the address starts with "http.....m-l
> On page 60 is a sidebar called "This Month on eWorld" which states:
> "The editors of Writer's Digest host an online writers' conference
> each Tuesday night in the Writer's Digest Forum on eWorld. Topics
> for the month of April are:
> April 4 How to Write Book Synopses
> April 11 Writing and Understanding Poetry
> April 18 Legal issues
> April 25 Literary Agents
> Conference topics are subject to change. To get eWorld and the
> Writer's Digest Forum, call 800/775?4556."
> Seems to me I read somewhere that there is a cost involved for
> joining this eWorld group/conference/thing. Perhaps the above
> blurb is information and advertisement combined. The email address
> of the Letters to the Editor column is [log in to unmask] so
> that leads me to believe there's a financial connection of some
eworld is a conference sponsored by Macintosh...there is a cost. I have a
brochure at home which tells you how you can get 10 hours free. If anyone is
interested email me ([log in to unmask]) and i'll send you the info.
as well, a good magazine for on-line stuff (including the ones you pay for:
eworld, Prodigy, compuserve, etc. + "free" Internet stuff) is _Netguide_
available at bookstores stocking computer mags. They have a section each
month called "cyberguide" which looks at resources, including educational
there's also new (large) books, _Education on the Interent_ and _The World
Wide Web Unleased_....but f course, the best stuff on the Internet is **on**
the Internet. regards, mary-louise
(stuff excerpted from Pat's message)....