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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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Resources For Self-Taught Writers

Filed in Ask the Editor by on September 2, 2020 0 Comments
Resources For Self-Taught Writers

Starting to write without any previous writing courses or education under your belt doesn’t have to be a setback. In fact, you’d be surprised to learn just how many successful writers were self-taught. Both Jane Austen and Mark Twain, among many others, largely taught themselves the craft of writing. The difference now is, self-education is […]

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Choosing Stories for Your Memoir: 8 Questions to Ask Yourself

Filed in Writing Tips by on August 25, 2020 0 Comments
Choosing Stories for Your Memoir: 8 Questions to Ask Yourself

Memoirs are the easiest to write because you have already lived the material, but they are also the most challenging to write because you have to find the balance between what stories you share and what information needs to be left out. Writing a memoir doesn’t mean you have to include every aspect of your […]

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10 Easy Book Marketing Tips

Filed in Marketing Your Book by on August 20, 2020 0 Comments
10 Easy Book Marketing Tips

Marketing your book doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Chances are, you already have everything you need to share your book is for purchase. Whether you’re a novice book marketer or are looking for a few quick wins to bring new life to your book marketing plan, here are 10 ways you can easily market your […]

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Writing Books Designed for Writers

Filed in Author Inspirations, Writing Tips by on July 30, 2020 0 Comments
Writing Books Designed for Writers

The challenge of writing is what I love the most. No writer is ever perfect. No book is ever perfect. And no matter how seasoned you are as a writer, there is always something new to learn about writing. There are hundreds of books to help writers grow and expand in their craft. Choosing the […]

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Using a Planner For Your Writing Schedule

Filed in Writing Tips by on July 28, 2020 0 Comments
Using a Planner For Your Writing Schedule

Do you ever notice that you push off tasks simply because you didn’t add them to your to-do list? A lot of us put writing out of sight, which means it’s out of mind. Then, after a month goes by and we haven’t grown the word count on our writing project, we make up all […]

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