Posted on 10/19/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In the grand scheme of grammar, whether to put “on” before a date isn’t the most important question to consider....

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Tagged As: Grammar Girl, Language

Posted on 10/18/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Public speaking is rather like flossing: some people don’t mind it, but most of us avoid it if we can....

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Tagged As: Joanna Penn, Marketing

Posted on 10/18/2019 at 11:05 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Dave Chesson won’t sugarcoat it: Building a passionate readership base isn’t complicated, but it does take effort. Fortunately, Chesson has...

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Posted on 10/17/2019 at 05:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Authors are told to read and write, in order to improve their craft. But what if those tasks begin to...

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Posted on 10/17/2019 at 10:11 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We didn’t share the viral Medium post about the author who signed two contracts worth a total of $350,000 and,...

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Posted on 10/16/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Compound subjects seem to compound the difficulty of using possessive pronouns, based on what Grammar Girl is seeing. Thankfully, Mignon...

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Tagged As: Grammar Girl, Language

Posted on 10/15/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Nate Hoffelder recently attended a writing conference and has returned with plenty of information to share with his followers. First...

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Posted on 10/15/2019 at 10:58 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The settings of your novel shouldn’t simply be afterthoughts or side notes — they should carry some significance to the...

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Posted on 10/14/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

People tend to think of a habit as something done every day, without fail (which is probably why we perceive...

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Posted on 10/13/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

While many writers prefer to read their reviews sparingly, if at all, there are certainly some who find the practice...

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Tagged As: Reader reviews