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Do I Need An Editor? The answer is YES!

I finished my book and all my friends love it. My mom says it’s the best thing she’s ever read. I followed advice and hired an editor, even though I didn’t think I needed it. Now a publisher says I … Continue reading

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After You Type “THE END”

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We’re baaaaack—with tools

Writing takes patience..lots of patience. Continue reading

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Is Your Chair Killing You?

Writing is a sedentary occupation, and writers who are serious about their efforts to live by the pen often worry about the effects of sitting for many of their waking hours. It is often said that the only way to … Continue reading

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Proofreading Your Work

Proofreading your own work is one of the most demanding tasks required as you ready your manuscript to meet the world.  Why? Because the brain sees what it thinks is there. Count the number of errors in the excerpt above.  … Continue reading

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