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Blair Townley

Blair Townley joined the Xulon Press family as a Staff Editor in May 2013, helping first-time authors prepare their treasured manuscripts for publication. Prior to Xulon Press, she previously worked as a staff writer/editor for several Central Florida-based magazines over the past decade. What Blair enjoys most about writing and editing is getting to help others share their stories, helping others see themselves as the unique individuals God created them to be.

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Multiple Narrators, One Story, No Sweat!

Filed in Ask the Editor, Writing Tips by on May 22, 2017 0 Comments
Multiple Narrators, One Story, No Sweat!

You can find it in fiction, non-fiction, even in cookbooks: more than one person narrating different portions of the book to offer various perspectives, beliefs and even manners of speaking (or writing in this case). If an author were interested in utilizing multiple narrators in his/her story, there needs to be considerations made to display […]

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8 Writing Tips from a Literary Master

Filed in Ask the Editor, Motivation Mondays by on March 9, 2017 0 Comments
8 Writing Tips from a Literary Master

The Chronicles of Narnia; The Screwtape Letters, Mere Christianity: C.S. Lewis is recognized as one of the most influential writers and Christian apologists of the twentieth century. His insight into writing is impeccable and real, which one American girl learned in 1959 when she asked the revered, British author advice on how to write. What he sent […]

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Free Printable: 5 Writing Mantras to Live By Everyday

Filed in Motivation Mondays by on September 19, 2016 12 Comments
Free Printable: 5 Writing Mantras to Live By Everyday

Most days as a writer are fun. Full of creativity, where imagination and story and folklore are limitless and boundless, and the only thing holding you back is the speed at which your fingers can type. Other days, however, the process of having to be brilliant, creative and original can be taxing; it can leave […]

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Well Looky Here! 75 Different Synonyms for the Word “Look”

Filed in Writing Tips by on September 9, 2016 9 Comments
Well Looky Here! 75 Different Synonyms for the Word “Look”

It’s easy to find yourself stuck when writing—you want to add color, depth and description to your writing, but that requires, well, you know, words. Sometimes those words are hard to conjure up! We definitely get it. To help you you out, here’s 75 different synonyms to use instead of the word “looked.” (A word which […]

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Author Inspiration: Writing Prompts for Autobiographies and Memoirs

Filed in Author Inspirations by on July 21, 2016 2 Comments
Author Inspiration: Writing Prompts for Autobiographies and Memoirs

Jump-starting the writing process can be difficult sometimes, which is why writing prompts are so popular. They give spark to the imagination, and provide the starting point to a story road map that only you, the author, can finish drawing out. But did you know that writing exercises can help by providing a jumping off point? […]

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