Posted on 07/24/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Longtime editor Dave King is most certainly not going to tell you that your novel doesn’t need an edit. What...

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Tagged As: Editing, Writer Unboxed

Posted on 07/14/2021 at 02:38 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You know you need to revise when you’ve finished your first draft. But how do you know when to stop...

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Tagged As: Editing, Writer's Digest

Posted on 07/02/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Dave Chesson, the Kindlepreneur, hasn’t actually posted everything that you could possibly need to know about editing, but he’s certainly...

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Posted on 06/28/2021 at 09:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Want an easy way to improve your writing? Look for what Kris Spisak calls cheat words during the revision stage....

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Posted on 06/20/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Kris Spisak has noticed that writers have an abundance of brainstorming exercises, pre-writing tactics, and drafting strategies at their fingertips....

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Tagged As: Editing, Writer's Digest

Posted on 06/09/2021 at 03:21 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Grammar has the power to make or break your writing. That’s why you need to be knowledgeable about important grammar...

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Tagged As: Editing, Language

Posted on 06/01/2021 at 11:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We suspect some of our authors used the three-day weekend to catch up on their writing, while others stepped away...

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Posted on 05/27/2021 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When you’re writing a British character for a British audience, you know to choose such spellings as “favourite,” “colour,” and...

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Posted on 05/14/2021 at 10:55 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Editor Louise Harnby opens her discussion of effective, compelling dialogue with a handy trick. Evaluate your dialogue by three measures:...

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Posted on 03/29/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Some writers may be itching to shove their books out of the proverbial nests, while others are afraid of letting...

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Tagged As: Editing, Writer Unboxed