Disclaimer: The following terms and definitions are not meant to be a definitive list. Many of these words represent complex concepts that are not easily reduced to a few sentences. There is also disagreement—even among experts—about the definition and correct usage of many of these terms. This list is simply a resource to help you have an idea about what authors in this community mean when they use these terms.
Our glossary is a work in progress…we’re adding new entries all the time. Let us know which term(s) you’d like us to tackle next!