September 16, 2019

Welcome back, dear readers! This week I’m sharing a take on quoting authors, a reminder of the importance of reading, a writing course, and a bit of publishing history.

Hope you enjoy!

Author Quotations

Quoting authors is something we’ve all done, or at least seen, on soc...

September 6, 2019

Canadian English is already a delightful (or messy, depending on who you talk to) combination of terms and spellings, but Linguist Sali Tagliamonte is looking to document even more Canadianisms. According to CBC, she wants to add Ontario slang to the dictionary, which...

February 1, 2019

Happy Friday and happy first day of February, friends. It’s been a busy week for the CDP team as we got ready for two of our authors, David Cole and Kat Hawthorne, to attend the OLA Super Conference. If you were also busy closing out the month, I hope you get some time...

January 28, 2019

Science is sometimes tricky with readers, especially younger ones who are swayed to pick up a fantasy book, rather than a STEM title. But we want to change all that for girls and boys who are intrigued by space travel, glass beakers, and lab experiments. Encouraging ch...

January 18, 2019

Welcome back to Around the Web! It’s Emily again and this week I’ve got some tips for reading more, some interesting essays, and something cute to end the week with. Hope you enjoy!

How to Read More

If you’ve resolved to read more in 2019, then you may want to check out...

January 4, 2019

Hello again readers, and welcome to 2019! I hope you’re year is off to a stellar start.

If you’re new here, Around the Web is where I share interesting articles, blogs, and other fun stuff from across the internet. Most of the time, these are book related but general cr...

November 23, 2018

Hello all! Happy Friday! Now, I know it’s a big shopping weekend, so a lot of you will be out and about. But if ever you need a break from the business of stores and malls, I’ve got you covered.

This week, I found some fascinating longer reads that I hope you’ll enjoy a...

November 9, 2018

Hello again, all! This week the internet’s been abuzz with election news, and while it’s important to be informed, it’s always nice to fall back on some more casual reading. And I’ve got you covered on that front. Here’s what we’ve been reading Around the Web this week...

October 12, 2018

Hello everyone and happy Friday!

Today, as usual, I’ve got some interesting links for you to check out! If you're interested in language, law, and books, read on.


You’ve heard of search engine optimisation, right? Well, Voldemorting might be its opposite. Vol...

August 10, 2018

Hello everyone! We’re back again to share some links from Around the Web. Check them out and share what you’ve been reading this week in the comments.

Writing Habits

Some rules are made to be broken, especially writing rules. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be aware...

Please reload

Common Deer Press. Uncommon Books for All Ages.  © 2020 

Toronto, Ontario

Independent Book Publishers Association logo
  • White Facebook Icon
  • White Twitter Icon
  • White Instagram Icon
  • White Pinterest Icon