"This is the age of big data. For journalists, big data means big stories. Laura Laing takes the mystery out of math that writers need to understand big data. I highly recommend her work - it just adds up." -- Michelle V. Rafter, WordCount: Freelancing in the Digital Age
"Math? Let's just say it's not my strong suit. Laura Laing's book is invaluable, explaining how todo the math, and how it can make you a better writer and a more successful freelancer." -- Kelly James-Enger, Six-Figure Freelancing: The Writer's Guide to Making More Money, Second Edition
"Thanks to Laura Laing, math is no longer like the scary monster under the bed. Now we writers can easily deal with math in our business life without truckloads of antacid." -- Michele Wojciechowski, Next Time I Move, They'll Carry Me Out in a Box
From the Back Cover
Don't panic. You can figure out the math you need as a writer. Self-proclaimed math evangelist, freelance writer and author of Math for Grownups, Laura Laing is here to help.
Her newest book, Math for Writers: Tell a Better Story, Get Published, Make More Money, will help you with the scary calculations and mind-boggling tables and graphs. You'll emerge ready to leap a tall equation in a single bound!