Tag Archives: self-editing

Naming Characters? Be kind to your readers

Not long ago I was concerned that I might not be able to fulfill my New Years’ Resolution of reading 21 books in 2021. One of the reasons for this was the relatively large number of books I did not … Continue reading

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After You Type “THE END”

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Polish Your Prose Word by Word

No, I’m not talking about checking each word for spelling errors or typos, although that is also part of the final polish. What I’m talking about is rooting out particular words that are so common in everyday speech, but make … Continue reading

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Don’t Beat Up Your Editor

If you can do it yourself, do it. Continue reading

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