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How to Create a Visual Experience in Your Writing

Filed in Writing Tips by on June 11, 2020 0 Comments
How to Create a Visual Experience in Your Writing

When writing, it’s so easy to get bogged down with dialogue, plot lines, verb tense, and comma placement. We can get so caught up with that we can forget to push our creative boundaries. Becoming fixated on punctuation can cause our descriptions to go flat. Other times, we may avoid using symbolism in writing because […]

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10 Words to Cut From Your Manuscript

Filed in Ask the Editor, Writing Tips by on May 28, 2020 0 Comments
10 Words to Cut From Your Manuscript

Editing your own writing will never be the easiest part of the writing journey, but knowing what to look for can make the task a whole lot simpler. Working with the publishing company Xulon Press for a decade now has taught me a lot to say the least. A common mistake my editing eye has […]

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Tips For How to End a Chapter

Filed in Writing Tips by on April 30, 2020 0 Comments
Tips For How to End a Chapter

At some point in writing your manuscript you’ll be faced with the decision of where you want your chapter breaks to go. How you end your chapter is especially important in a novel. By beginning and ending them in the perfect moments of your story, your chapter breaks can build suspense and keep your readers […]

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7 Tips To Stay Creative

Filed in Author Inspirations, Writing Tips by on April 23, 2020 0 Comments
7 Tips To Stay Creative

Every-day life routines can start feeling mundane after a while. And if you’re like many of us, quarantining at home due to the current global pandemic COVID-19, life at home will definitely start feeling tedious pretty soon (if it’s not already). It’s important to shake things up a bit to stay sharp and full of […]

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Writing Smart Goals for the Month

Writing Smart Goals for the Month

You don’t have to wait for a new year, month, or week to start to make some new smart goals. The beginning of a new year makes many of us feel like we need to write down huge dreams and goals for the year, but come March or April we probably fall off track. But […]

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