John Oliver: Here’s How to Make Use of Your Spare ‘Leap Second’ Tomorrow

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Everyone’s day will be a second longer on Tuesday, thanks to the “leap second” added to our clocks to compensate for the gradual slowing in the Earth’s rotation.

With 86,401 seconds in your day instead of 86,400 seconds, what are you going to do with all that extra time?

John Oliver shared some ideas on Sunday on Last Week Tonight.

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On Writing: Cover Letters

Tina Jens has written an essay about cover letters at Black Gate. She lays it all out quite thoroughly. My two cents: If you have pro credits, you already know what to put in a cover letter. If you don’t have pro credits, Tina cuts to the chase.

Dear Black Gate editors, [If the market’s website lists the editor’s name, go with that.]

Enclosed is my story “The Orc’s Ascension.” It is 2,500 words long.

Thank you for your time.

Sincerely,
Tina Jens

It’s this simple.

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