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Scribendi Review: Miriam Toews' "All My Puny Sorrows"
Scribendi Review: Miriam Toews' "All My Puny Sorrows"

Written by Canadian author Miriam Toews, All My Puny Sorrows is a poignant discussion of themes such as depression, pain, and the love of two sisters. This Scribendi review explores the intricacies of the novel to help you decide whether to give this book a try.

Navigating the Publishing Process: A Guide for New Authors
Navigating the Publishing Process: A Guide for New Authors

Publishing your first book is daunting; the process can be complicated, and many publishers enforce different practices and requirements. To help you navigate the publishing process, here is one publisher's procedure and recommendations for getting your book published.

Scribendi Review: Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman"
Scribendi Review: Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman"

There's been a lot of discussion about Harper Lee's novel "Go Set a Watchman." This Scribendi review provides one editor's take on the book.

Scribendi Reviews the Top Script Writing Software
Scribendi Reviews the Top Script Writing Software

Having the proper tools can be the difference between success and failure. In this article, Scribendi reviews three of the top script writing software programs to help you make an informed decision and choose the tool that fits your needs.

30 Days with Scrivener: Scribendi Reviews Scrivener Book Writing Software
30 Days with Scrivener: Scribendi Reviews Scrivener Book Writing Software

Scrivener book writing software allows authors to organize their ideas, structure their research, and write with ease. In this article, Scribendi reviews this useful tool, outlining some of its pros and cons.

5 Common Character Archetypes in Literature
5 Common Character Archetypes in Literature

Certain character types appear in literature from all time periods and all countries. This article looks at five of the most common character archetypes and gives examples from well-known literature to help you identify them and adapt them in your own writing.

Are You an Ellipsis Junkie? Learn How to Use Ellipses Properly
Are You an Ellipsis Junkie? Learn How to Use Ellipses Properly

Learn how to use ellipses properly, and, more importantly, how to avoid overusing them.

What Is Copy Editing?
What Is Copy Editing?

What is copy editing? Scribendi explains what copy editing is and why it is necessary for your writing.

Five Times the Books Were Better
Five Times the Books Were Better

The book vs. film conundrum!

9 Great Tools to Help with the Writing Process
9 Great Tools to Help with the Writing Process

Writing isn't always easy. Okay, it's almost never easy. These 9 resources can help you overcome the challenges of the writing process and achieve your literary goals.

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