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Taylor Graham

Taylor Graham comes to Xulon’s editorial team with over five years of experience writing, editing, and proofreading. Prior to joining Xulon, she worked as a freelance writer and editor, a copywriter for NBC Universal, and an advertising rater for Google. She is most passionate about the written word, the great state of California, and the Be the Match National Marrow Donor Program.

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Establishing Rapport and Credibility in Nonfiction

Filed in Ask the Editor, Writing Tips by on June 6, 2019 0 Comments
Establishing Rapport and Credibility in Nonfiction

I often find myself telling authors that they must establish rapport and credibility with their readers before anyone begins reading their book. This is vital for a number of reasons. The most important reason is that as an author, you want potential, on-the-fence readers to keep reading. You want them to recommend your book to […]

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Why Social Media Posts Do Not Make A Book

Filed in Ask the Editor, Writing Tips by on March 29, 2017 0 Comments
Why Social Media Posts Do Not Make A Book

Since I began working at Xulon almost three years ago, I’ve noticed trends come and go from the hundreds–wait, probably thousands by now–of manuscripts I’ve read, reviewed, critiqued, and edited. Recently, one of the trends I’ve noticed is authors turning their social media posts into books. Allow me to explain. There are so many social […]

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Writer’s Swag Bag: 5 Fab Finds for Word Lovers

Filed in Author Inspirations by on May 18, 2016 0 Comments
Writer’s Swag Bag: 5 Fab Finds for Word Lovers

  For those of us who call ourselves “grammar nerds” or “grammar enthusiasts,” perhaps, what’s a better way for writers to show off their pride than with a few puns? And what better gifts for book lovers?  Sure, it may go against the grain a little, but t-shirts and other merchandise that speak to your inner […]

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Trending Now: Book Subscriptions in a Box!

Filed in Marketing Your Book by on March 23, 2016 7 Comments
Trending Now: Book Subscriptions in a Box!

Subscription boxes have become the new “thing” in recent years, as there is one for just about every kind of person, hobby, age, or even your pet. Handpicked beauty products? There’s a box for that. Toys and treats for your dog? There’s a box for that. Featured wine of the month? There’s a box for […]

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Citations 101: What Goes In Your Book’s Bibliography?

Filed in Writing Tips by on March 9, 2016 0 Comments
Citations 101: What Goes In Your Book’s Bibliography?

In college, I took my papers to the writing center solely to have my bibliographies checked. For the life of me, I couldn’t remember what goes in a citation within the text, what goes in the bibliography, or the proper punctuation within the two. I was always amazed at the students who worked in the […]

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