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Why Hiring a Copy Editor is a Good Idea

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Copy Editing and Why You Need It

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Self-Publishing May Be Easier Than You Think

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Top 10 Quotes About Editing

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Editing vs. Proofreading

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How to Avoid Telling Writing in Fiction

One of the most often quoted axioms is “Show, don’t tell.” The idea is to keep students from explaining the story, that is, to stop them from using telling writing and use showing writing instead. I have compiled ten tips that actually show you how to avoid telling writing. Continued...


Examples of Dedications

You want the dedication to mean something, but how do you make it work? There are lots of options, from simple to complex and from formal to informal. Here are some dedication examples to give you an idea about how it can be done. Continued...


How to Write a Dedication

You have finally completed your novel, but now you have to decide who to dedicate your work to and which style of dedication is most appropriate. This article will help guide you through the process of writing a dedication. Continued...


Example of a Synopsis

The synopsis is written with the express purpose of enticing a potential agent/editor to accept your manuscript for representation or publication. For your synopsis to be effective, your writing needs to be concise, clearly organized, and evocative of both your target genre and your own unique voice. You are not only selling your manuscript but also selling yourself as a writer, so it’s important that your synopsis be free from grammatical and spelling errors. Continued...




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