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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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Love & Letters: The Perfect Books for a Valentine’s Day Gift

Filed in Editor's Picks by on February 5, 2019 0 Comments
Love & Letters: The Perfect Books for a Valentine’s Day Gift

You know the feelings well—fluttering butterflies in your stomach, the inability to think straight, and the constant need to wipe your sweaty palms on your jeans. Your body is overcome with pure fear, much like you were on your first date, but this time you’re staring at the mall entrance. You are in need of […]

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Writing Sprints: What They Are, How to Do Them, and Why You Should!

Filed in Author Inspirations by on September 12, 2018 0 Comments
Writing Sprints: What They Are, How to Do Them, and Why You Should!

There are two writing woes that affect our writing more than than anything else—writer’s block, and editing when we should be freeform writing. Sometimes writing prompts can help infuse life back into a dry spell, but the newest writing trend is an activity called writing sprints (also known as word sprints), and they can actually […]

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3 Writing Prompts for Fiction Writers

Filed in Author Inspirations by on September 7, 2016 1 Comment
3 Writing Prompts for Fiction Writers

Let’s face it; sometimes we just don’t know the first word to type. That’s fine if you’re a mathematician, but as a writer, words are as necessary as air to breathe. Instead of fuming at your desk, staring at a cursor that’s mocking you with every blink, try your hand at one of these fiction writing […]

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The Best Books to Read for Summer 2016

Filed in From the Desk of... by on June 27, 2016 1 Comment
The Best Books to Read for Summer 2016

Do you know what’s synonymous with summer vacation? Summer reading. No, not the boring list you received from your high school English teacher that you needed to complete before returning to school in September. I’m talking about no-obligation, fun, summer books that are meant to be enjoyed by a pool, on the beach, or in […]

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Top 10 Ways to Celebrate National Grammar Day

Filed in From the Desk of... by on March 3, 2016 2 Comments
Top 10 Ways to Celebrate National Grammar Day

Grammarists rejoice! National Grammar Day is upon us, and we have cooked up some really fun ideas to help you celebrate the day. First, how about a little history? Martha Brockenbrough originally founded National Grammar Day in 2008 because she wanted to help her students with their grammar in a lively and positive way. Even […]

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