Author Archives: Linda W. Yezak

About Linda W. Yezak

Author/Freelance Editor/Speaker (writing and editing topics).

Especially for Writers

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Writer’s Block Busting

What stage are you in with your writing—getting the first draft written, or revising the mess you made of your first draft? Either way, there may come a time when you’re stumped and unable to go forward. Best thing to … Continue reading

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The Revision Stage

I read my manuscript for Ride to the Altar all the way through, and it’s as bad as I thought. Oy vey. In “2 Tips for Genre Mash-up,” I explained that working two entirely different genres in one book can be difficult … Continue reading

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Especially for Writers

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2 Tips for Genre Mash-ups

I’m starting the new year with two truths about my writing: (1) I finished the first draft Ride to the Altar in late December 2017, and (2) it’s a mess. A colossal mess. One of the reasons it’s so messy is that … Continue reading

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Favorite Titles from 2017

Sometimes I wish I could just quit everything and read, don’t you? I wish I could earn a living simply by reading. Well, I do read a lot of manuscripts, but that’s a different job. I read 24 books in … Continue reading

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Especially for Writers

I finished the first draft of Ride to the Altar just before 2017 slipped away. Now, on to the next phase!

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New Christian Releases for January 2018

More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Contemporary Romance: Her Handyman Hero by Lorraine Beatty — Reid Blackthorn arrives in Dover on a personal mission—to make sure his terminally ill brother gets … Continue reading

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O Holy Night

  Merry Christmas, everyone!

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Undercover Boss Christmas

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf I’d never heard of this company before I watched the episode featuring its CEO, John Fuller. Actually, I’d never watched Undercover Boss before, so both were new to me. Of course, anyone who knows me understands … Continue reading

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