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Brittnee Newman

Brittnee Newman, Marketing & Communications Strategist for Xulon Press, has been a blogger, freelance journalist and editor for just over half a decade. She joined Xulon Press as an editor in 2012, and now supports the company within the Marketing Department. Follow her on Twitter at @XulonBrittnee.

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Ask the Editor: How To Choose a Topic for Your Book

Filed in Ask the Editor by on February 14, 2013 2 Comments
Ask the Editor: How To Choose a Topic for Your Book

“I’ve decided to write a book this year.” “Congratulations! What is your book about?” Oh yeah, that part. Shuffle feet. Stare at feet. Clear throat. Stall. “Well, I have a few ideas…” It’s a dilemma every writer faces: how do you choose what to write your book about? Particularly if you have more than one […]

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From the Desk of the Editor: The Three Most Important Rules for Every Writer to Know

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From the Desk of the Editor: The Three Most Important Rules for Every Writer to Know

Have you ever held a lump of coal in your hand? It’s rough, nondescript and unappealing. Although it’s hard to imagine, that same lump in your hand could have worked its way from dustiness into the clean, glittering transparency of a diamond – but what would it have taken to transform it? Pressure and time. […]

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Letters, Words, and Moments in Time: Xulon Press Honors Pearl Harbor Anniversary with Release of Book 70 Years in the Making

Filed in From the Desk of... by on December 7, 2012 1 Comment
Letters, Words, and Moments in Time: Xulon Press Honors Pearl Harbor Anniversary with Release of Book 70 Years in the Making

One year ago, before I became a full-time staff editor at Xulon Press, I received a call from someone on the Xulon acquisitions team asking if I would be interested in taking on a freelance project. The project, he explained, would be some combination of ghostwriting, line editing, manuscript development and material compilation. In the […]

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