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10 Words to Cut From Your Manuscript

Filed in Ask the Editor, Writing Tips by on May 28, 2020 0 Comments
10 Words to Cut From Your Manuscript

Editing your own writing will never be the easiest part of the writing journey, but knowing what to look for can make the task a whole lot simpler. Working with the publishing company Xulon Press for a decade now has taught me a lot to say the least. A common mistake my editing eye has […]

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Why Every Writer Needs a Business Plan

Why Every Writer Needs a Business Plan

As you’ve probably noticed, there’s no such thing as “only being a writer” anymore. And while many writers might not want to handle the business side of things, to give yourself and your books the best chance of success, it’s a must. If you’re hoping to turn that passion for writing into a career, having […]

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How to Eliminate Distractions When Writing

Filed in Ask the Editor, Writing Tips by on May 22, 2020 0 Comments
How to Eliminate Distractions When Writing

Even without COVID-19 taking up extra space in our thoughts and altering how we live, having focused and uninterrupted writing time is hard. So, throw in a global pandemic, and that can really tank your creativity. Here are 10 ways to eliminate distractions when writing, so you can have your most productive writing time yet! […]

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Social Media for Writers

Social Media for Writers

Having a social media presence is essential for all writers in the 21st century. Whether you write fiction, poetry, scripts, nonfiction or all of the above, social media can help boost your audience. Not to mention, having an established audience makes agents and publishers more likely to pick up your work. This is because you’ve […]

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How To Get Book Reviews

How To Get Book Reviews

1️⃣ Find your target audience. This is the first and most important step. You can put every effort into marketing your book, although you might get some response, it will not be anywhere near successful if you’re not targeting the correct readers. What is or how do you find your target audience you may be […]

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