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Revision Angst

Revision Angst

Featured Article: Revision Angst (via http://writedivas.com) We have all done it. No, really; it’s okay to admit it. No one here will judge you. It’s a part of the writing process, like it or not.  All you have to do is say it out loud and admit it to yourself: My name is *insert name* and I have had revision… … Read entire article »

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In Character – Why Total Trust is B.S.

In Character – Why Total Trust is B.S.

In Character – Why Total Trust is B.S. Originally published by Curiosity Quills If you were your character, in this situation, how would you feel? Honesty lends credibility to unbelievable situations. This is Emma Coats’ Story Basic #15. I think she’s implying that readers will believe any situation you propose, within realism or fantasy, as long as your characters THINK realistically. Well, again we’re back to my own Story Basic. As writers, it’s imperative that we understand human psychology. We … Read entire article »

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5 Grammar Conundrums Clarified

5 Grammar Conundrums Clarified

5 Grammar Conundrums Clarified Originally published by J.C. Martin This post is brought to you by Grammarly. I used Grammarly to grammar check this post, because it wouldn’t do to have a post on grammar containing grammatical errors now, would it?   “Me and George” or “George and I”? “If I were” or “if I was”? Today, I’m hoping to help clear up 5 common grammar conundrums. 1. George and me / George and I In any case, “George” will … Read entire article »

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Editor’s Plea For Life Saving Plural “S”

Editor’s Plea For Life Saving Plural “S”

Editor’s Plea For Life Saving Plural “S” Or how to drive your editor crazy  with one simple mistake.   Editing is a critical element when thinking of publishing a book, or even sending it to a publisher. this weeks posts will be focused on editing related topics, and we are happy to reblog posts written by writers or by editors. Today’s topic is an editor’s worst pet peeves, the misapplied  “s”.   Please. It’s Pleas not Plea’s by Terri Herman-Ponce Since when have we … Read entire article »

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Editing Pet Peeves Or How To Really Get On Your Editor’s Nerves

Editing Pet Peeves Or How To Really Get On Your Editor’s Nerves

Editing Pet Peeves By Lauren Schmelz , reposted with permission from Write Divas I was asked today, “What are your biggest editing pet peeves?” Immediately, I thought of a myriad of things. But when I really got to thinking about it, there are just a few things I find grating, which can be addressed beforehand by authors.  The simplest mistakes an author will make are the most common and ultimately very annoying and redundant for editors. Not that … Read entire article »

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