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Strengthen Your Story with One Quick Fix by Karin Beery

Freelance editor and prepubbed author, Karin Beery, shares a pet peeve of many editors, including me, and shows how to fix it. Writing wisdom for the wise writer. Take heed … Today I didn’t go to the zoo. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Especially for Writers

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Especially for Writers

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Get the Right Edit

Let me tell you a true story: An author wrote a book, a nice little tale she’d finally typed “the end” to. “At last!” she exclaims with tears of joy streaming down her face. “It is finished!” After so long … Continue reading

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What Book Reviewers Want

 In “Critical Thinking,” a March-April Writer’s Digest article, Paul Goat Allen explains just what it is he looks for when reviewing a book. Paul is a freelance book critic for BarnesandNoble.com, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, and the Chicago Tribune, so learning what he … Continue reading

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The Care and Feeding of Book Reviewers

Originally posted on Pegg Thomas – Author:
What do authors crave? Book reviews. Most especially, five-star book reviews, but in reality, any book review is a good one. Why? Because it’s book reviews – pure numbers – that boost a…

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Conflict in Romance

Romance. Boy meets girl. Boy loses girl. Boy gets girl back. Whether comedy or drama, whether he’s getting her or she’s getting him, that’s the basic format, but not all three components have to be involved in the novel. Boy … Continue reading

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