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Krystina Murray

Krystina Murray is a Staff Editor at Xulon Press with over six years of editing experience. When she isn't helping writers improve their manuscripts, she devotes her time to crafting poetry and short stories, maintains an exciting food blog and completes copy writing advertisements for small businesses.

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Leaning on Leaders: Lessons for Leaders, Teachers and Preachers

Filed in Author Inspirations by on September 4, 2013 0 Comments
Leaning on Leaders: Lessons for Leaders, Teachers and Preachers

What are characteristics of a good leader, teacher or a preacher? Some may say the ability to deeply connect and capture one’s audience with his or her presence; others may say maintaining an understanding of how to communicate to an audience’s needs. Titus 1:4-14 provides a telling and wise description of leadership:  “For an overseer, […]

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Author Inspirations: Whipping Up Your First Cookbook

Filed in Author Inspirations by on June 11, 2013 0 Comments
Author Inspirations: Whipping Up Your First Cookbook

The moment has come to compile your favorite recipes in a fun cookbook. You may be wondering where to begin, where to get your recipes from and how to make your cookbook unique. Compiling a cookbook may not be as hard as you think! But first, why not dabble in writing about your favorite dishes? […]

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Author Inspirations: Playing with Prompts

Filed in Author Inspirations by on April 23, 2013 0 Comments
Author Inspirations: Playing with Prompts

Writing prompts are engineered to act as a tool to get you writing. They can extend themselves to any genre of writing that can help you, the writer, get your ideas on paper. You can use these prompts in a poem, for your journal, or even in a work of fiction. In keeping with the […]

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Ask the Editor: Varying Rhyming Patterns in Poetry

Filed in Ask the Editor by on April 18, 2013 0 Comments
Ask the Editor: Varying Rhyming Patterns in Poetry

The debate on rhyming in poetry produces skewed results. Should poets use end rhymes or not? Some argue that rhyming in poetry creates a natural rhythm that cannot be produced in any other form. Others encourage poets to do away with rhyming, as it creates a distracting predictability. Below is a brief list to shed […]

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Ask the Editor: You Complete Me…Footnotes vs. Endnotes

Filed in Ask the Editor by on March 21, 2013 0 Comments
Ask the Editor: You Complete Me…Footnotes vs. Endnotes

Here at Xulon Press, we as editors often see footnote and endnote citations in many of our authors’ books. Footnotes and endnotes are great elements to give your material more clout, whether it is fiction, non-fiction or even academic material. Both are effective in adding credibility to you as a writer and solidifying the body […]

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