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Ask the Editor: The Grammar Debate

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Ask the Editor: The Grammar Debate

So you thought this would be a post on which grammar rules are official and which ones are made up. That’s not where we’re headed. This is more of a duel than a debate – as in, the dueling forms of grammar all contained in one manuscript. Being the author, you decide which grammar rules […]

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From the Desk of the Editor: Squashing Your Inner Critic and Other Fun Ways to Fix Your Creative Dry Spell

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From the Desk of the Editor: Squashing Your Inner Critic and Other Fun Ways to Fix Your Creative Dry Spell

There is nothing more exciting than penning a novel, poem, essay, prose, blog or script. Any writer looking to complete a piece of work suffers from highs and lows in the writing process – from the sweet rush of ideas that flood the soul at random times of the day, month or even years, to […]

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Ask the Editor: How to Outline a Non-Fiction Book

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Ask the Editor: How to Outline a Non-Fiction Book

If you asked me to list the three fears I picked up in high school English, they would be diagramming sentences, red ink and outlining. I’ve never gotten past my red ink complex, but I can now see the true value in outlining any writing project before touching fingers to the keyboard. Contractors don’t build […]

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A Day in the Life of a Xulon Press Editor

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A Day in the Life of a Xulon Press Editor

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been asked, “You’re an editor? What do you do all day?!” The misconceptions are many! Bottom line, we’re more talented than just humble comma-movers, more empathetic than red-pen wielding ice queens, and much more normal than the seemingly flawless, type-A perfectionist in the movies.  Want proof? Here’s […]

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Xulon Press Successful Author Spotlight: Elizabeth Chalker

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Xulon Press Successful Author Spotlight: Elizabeth Chalker

Xulon Press author Elizabeth Chalker is our featured author profiled in today’s Successful Author Spotlight.  She is a psychologist who specialized in working with at-risk youth until her body was attacked with Mold/Biotoxin disease, along with Lyme Disease. These diseases have adversely affected Elizabeth’s life and caused her intense pain and placed her in extremely […]

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