Posted on 04/21/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You would think that a statistic as the average number of words on a Kindle page would be readily accessed....

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Posted on 04/21/2020 at 11:16 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Susan DeFreitas, an award-winning author, editor, and book coach, has shared the fourth installment of a seven-part series on developing...

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Posted on 04/20/2020 at 11:41 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s latest process blog title caught us off guard, during a time of sheltering in place: “My travels...

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Posted on 04/17/2020 at 03:44 PM by Guest Author

Knowing how to engage readers is more important than ever, as the current situation provides an opportunity for authors to...

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Posted on 04/17/2020 at 10:19 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Some of the editing tips we share are subtle, while others alert you to more flagrant issues that readers will...

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Posted on 04/16/2020 at 12:38 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It can be difficult to spot typos or confusing phrases in your own work, but there are certainly steps you...

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Posted on 04/15/2020 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Once you have the time and/or the urge to write, you need one more intangible thing: focus. That can be...

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Posted on 04/14/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Susan DeFreitas, an award-winning author, editor, and book coach, has shared the third installment of a seven-part series on developing...

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Posted on 04/14/2020 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Digital Reader has a heads-up for authors selling their books on Barnes & Noble. Royalties from the bookstore chain...

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Posted on 04/13/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

There isn’t a hard-and-fast rule on whether to use contractions in your dialogue. However, there is plenty of guidance available,...

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Tagged As: Editing, Louise Harnby