What is a widow?
A widow refers to a very short line (often only one word) at the end of a paragraph of type. It is best if you either shorten or lengthen the last sentence to eliminate the widow.
Newsletter Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I find free newsletter templates?
Is the front page of my newsletter important?
How can I create a good first impression?
Where should I put my best articles and pictures?
What is the definition of a head, heading or headline?
How do I choose a name for my newsletter?
What is the definition of format?
How can I gain extra readability?
Is there a list of movies about newspapers and journalism?
What is the definition of masthead?
Should I crop photos?
Are there some common words I can use in the newsletter title?
How do I get people to read my newsletter?
Is it important to be consistent with the use of color?
How can I get readers to read my newsletter?
What is newsletter filler?
How should I present a list of activities in my newsletter?
How do I keep track of the volume number and issue number?
How can I use type sizes to make my newsletter look coherent?
What tools can I use to crop photos?
Should I use a commercial printer for my newsletter?
Where can I find ideas for color combinations?
What can I use for filler?
Where can I find free artwork and illustrations?
What is a mission statement?
What kind of newsletter content can I use that is newsworthy?
How can I boost morale and retain readership?
What are the two most common types of art in a newsletter?
Where can I find free content for my web site or newsletter?
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What should I do before I begin to design my newsletter?
How can I avoid sexist stereotyping in my writing?
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Where can I find free visual basic code?
What is the definition of nameplate?
Can I change a misspelled word on the original manuscript?
What is a two-column format?
Does quantity affect my choice of printing methods?
How can I remember newsletter production specifications?
Should I just wait for news to come to me?
What things do I need to tell my printer about my newsletter?
Is it helpful to be able to visualize my finished newsletter?
Where can I find graphic design help?
Should I spell out numbers if they begin a sentence?
Should I learn how to type?
How can I open a new window in my link code to other web sites?
How can I typeset a headline in an emergency?
What are the different categories for pronouns?
Should I repeat the same word several times within one article?
Is it appropriate to completely rewrite someone elseīs news article?
Is it important for me to know paper sizes?
What is a byline and where does it go?
What is a mimeograph machine and how does it work?
What is a sans-serif typeface?
What is a serif typeface?
What is a script typeface?
Is it necessary to check the facts in a news story before printing it?
How do I write a good headline?
What is the definition of logotype or logo?
What is clip art?
Where can I find free newsletter templates?
What can I use to hold down my copy?
What is a four-column format?
What is the definition of pica?
How can I make my heading less ordinary?
What is a non-repro blue pen or pencil?
How can I improve the subject matter of a photograph?
What is the definition of a kicker?
What is the definition of layout?
How can I determine if I have left out a word when proofreading?
Where did the word news come from?
What information should I include on the front page of my newsletter?
How did spam get its name?
When was the first newsletter published?
What does bleed mean?
Should I consider sending out a wedding newsletter?
Should I add lots of graphics and photos to my newsletter?
What is the definition of text?
Where can I find help writing articles for my church newsletter?
What is a typefont?
What is a typeface?
What is the definition of alteration?
Can I charge my customer for alterations?
Should I use single or double quote marks in headline copy?
What is a three-column format?
Is there a variation of the two-column format?
What is graphic design?
How many pages should my newsletter be?
What is the definition of a dummy?
Should I use wax to paste-up type and graphics?
Should I use a glue stick to paste-up type and graphics?
Should I use tape to paste-up type and graphics?
How can I organize my clip art?
How should I use color in my newsletter?
How can I get a write to add missing facts to an article?
What are some of the most common software programs for page layout?
How can I achieve contrast using typefaces?
What is the definition of a dagger?
How can I create an awareness in my subscribers?
What is a border?
How often should I publish my newsletter?
What tool can I use to help secure my paste-ups?
Is there an alternative to buying a light table for paste-up?
How can I design an efficient newsletter?
How do I decide on a color combination?
What is PMS spot color?
What is editorial policy and why is it important?
What are running heads?
Should I use all caps in the text of my newsletter?
Is it okay to incorporate design ideas from other publications?
What is the definition of a blowup?
What guidelines should I follow to write a good headline?
Does my writing need editing?
What can I do to insure interesting photographs in my newsletter?
How can I become idea-minded?
Where can I find free resources for newsletter filler?
How can I present statistical information to readers?
Who is Frank E. Gannett?
What is a narrow column format?
What is a wide column format?
Should I proofread my newsletter from a hard copy proof?
Should I proofread my newsletter from the computer screen?
What is a Scale-O-Graph?
How many typefaces can be found within a typefont family?
What is a rapidograph pen?
What is the easiest way to compose a headline?
What basic information should I include on a business card?
Where can I get free business cards?
What is a deckle edge?
What is the definition of leading?
How can I uncurl a photograph?
How should I prepare for an interview?
Can I use contractions in my newsletter articles?
Is there a way to save money if I want to print two colors?
How can I get clean edges on my photo when printed?
What is a decorative typeface?
Should I use numbers like 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, etc. when typing dates?
Should I use first, second, third, fourth, etc. when typing dates?
What is a widow?
What will attract a readerīs attention?
Where can I find ink color samples?
How can I get my readers to understand what I am describing?
What is a pull quote?
How can I obtain the recycling icon for printing on recycled paper?
What is the best color of paper to use for printing my newsletter?
Should I use a quick printer for my newsletter?
What is the most practical method of proofreading by myself?
How do I know if my artwork is the best quality available?
What is collating?
What is a bad break?
Is there a site for free webmaster tools?
What can I do if the subject in my photo is facing the wrong way?
How do I write a Letter to the Editor?
What is the definition of camera-ready?
What are register marks?
How many times should I proofread my newsletter copy?
Where can I find help with proofreading?
Is there a free search engine for USA products and services?
What is the definition of a gutter or an alley?
What does writing on spec. mean?
What does stet mean?
How can I make the newsletter less work?
What is proofreading?
What is the definition of ascender?
Should I write in present tense?
Should I write in past tense?
Should I write in future tense?
Should I spell out numbers one through ten?
Should I use transparent tape to paste up my newsletter?
What is reverse type?
How can I get straight lines when applying border tapes?
Is it okay to print a photo that is slightly blurry?
Is it okay to print a photo that is slightly out of focus?
Can I change grammatical errors from the original manuscript?
What is a source file?
Should I plan ahead for the next issue of my newsletter?
Should I use double-sided tape for paste-ups?
What is yellow journalism?
How can I make an emergency repair to typed body copy?
What is a credit line?
What is a courtesy line?
What is the definition of a hickey?
How can I determine if there is an audience for my newsletter?
What are the three main types of logo design?
What is a PMS process color?
Is there a good source for ideas for news articles?
What information should I include with my photo for the printer?
Do I have to have prints made when I have a roll of film developed?
What tool can I use to position small pieces of type?
What does boldface or bold type refer to?
What is a halftone?
What is the best style X-acto knife to purchase?
What is the UKīs largest online marketing and content portal?
Who is George Guess?
Can I just paste type corrections over the top of the original copy?
Who is George Hearst?
What is a border tape?
Can I hand-deliver my newsletter in U.S. mail boxes?
Should I remain stationary to take photos at an event?
How can I type bullets on a standard typewriter?
Should I use the two-person method to proofread text?
How can I understand proportion?
What is the definition of brochure?
What is a contact print?
What is the definition of a duotone?
What should I remember when designing my logo?
In what condition should I deliver my final copy to the printer?
Who is James Gordon Bennett?
What is a contact screen?
Where can I find a good printer for my newsletter?
How do I use a proportional dial?
What is the definition of kerning?
Should I stick to only one marketing strategy?
Should I use a plastic or metal ruler in paste-up?
Who is Joseph Pulitzer?
How should I type the postage paid information on my newsletter?
What is a jumpline?
How can I get variety in my photographs?
Where can I find online information about search engine optimization?
Who is Donald W. Reynolds?
What is continuous tone?
What is the definition of letterspacing?
What is the definition of point?
What is a ballot box?
What is justified type?
Is there anything I should do after my newsletter is published?
Who is William Randolph Hearst?
How can I draw good, clean lines with a Rapidograph pen?
What is the definition of vignette technique?
What are paper (electrostatic) or plastic plates used in printing?
What tool can I use to square up elements on my paste-up?
What is line copy?
What is condensed type?
How can I publish my church newsletter online or in an email?
Should I find out who my audience is?
What is the definition of silhouette technique?
Is there a free internet directory of independent writers and artists?
What is the definition of a descender?
What does flush left mean?
What does flush right mean?
What does justify mean?
What is the definition of x-height?
What is the definition of a platemaker?
Can I produce a newsletter without a computer?
How can I typeset a newsletter without a computer?
Should I use surgical knives for cutting in paste-up work?
What is the definition of kiss or butt?
What is a copy machine and how does it work?
What does italic type refer to?
What is the definition of expanded type?
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