General Writing Tips

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    How Your Website Can Benefit from an Editor

    Today’s blog is a little different. I spend a lot of time talking about advice for authors, whether it’s about novels or short stories or character development or all of the other fun things involved in fiction. But today, I want to focus on why clean copy matters for businesses and blogs and how an…

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  • Handling Criticism as a Writer

    Sadly, life isn’t all sunshine, rainbows, and butterflies. I wish it were. But because it isn’t, that means as writers, we open ourselves up to criticism, both constructive and otherwise. If you’ve ever taken a working workshop, swapped manuscripts with a critique partner, or paid for professional editing, you know that edits–and even criticism–can get…

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  • Facebook Groups for Writers

    Facebook Groups for Writers

    Social media giants Facebook and Twitter have been around for 11 years, and they’re not slowing down anytime soon. Being active on social media is important now more than ever, and whether you’re self-publishing or going the traditional route, networking is key for success as an author. To quote the famous journalist Germany Kent: “If…

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