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Erika Bennett

Erika Bennett has been a freelance editor for nearly half a decade. Before joining the Xulon team in 2010, she worked with several first time authors who wanted to test the waters of self-publishing. Her aim is to make sure great books find their way into readers' hands.

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Should I Finish Writing My Book?

Filed in Author Inspirations by on April 20, 2021 0 Comments
Should I Finish Writing My Book?

Did you start writing your book when you were full of inspiration and never-ending ideas? Are you now feeling a bit tired of that said idea? Does your creative well feel dry? On some occasions, it’s not always best to push through those pain points for the sake of finishing. In fact, you should gauge how […]

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Writing Prompts for Female Protagonist

Filed in Author Inspirations by on April 1, 2021 0 Comments
Writing Prompts for Female Protagonist

In March, we highlighted some amazing books that featured strong females throughout history as a way to celebrate Women’s History Month. From queens to women at the forefront of science and discovery, these women made remarkable history and also paved the way for more women to come behind them and be empowered and successful in […]

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The First Draft: Skeleton Draft or Bulging Draft

Filed in Writing Tips by on March 30, 2021 0 Comments
The First Draft: Skeleton Draft or Bulging Draft

Just like there are two different types of plotting styles—plotting and pantsing—there are also two different camps writers fall into when it comes to how much writing goes into the first draft. There are writers who choose a skeleton draft, meaning they put the bones of their stories down during the first draft and then […]

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Spring Clean Your Writing Space

Filed in Author Inspirations by on March 25, 2021 0 Comments
Spring Clean Your Writing Space

It’s time to spring clean, which means it’s also time to tackle your writing space. Leave no stone unturned in your home office or writing zone, so you can go forward into the rest of the year with a clean, clutter-free, distraction-free writing space. Here are 5 simple ways to spring clean your writing space […]

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5 Writing Goals to Add to Your List

Filed in Author Inspirations by on March 23, 2021 0 Comments
5 Writing Goals to Add to Your List

You don’t always have to be working on a “book” to be a writer. Use the rest of this month to experiment with some new (to you) aspects of writing. From research to reading, and everything in between, there are plenty of different activities you can explore that still fall under creative living. Here are […]

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