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EDITING SERVICES NOW AVAILABLE!

Originally posted on Kathleen S. Allen:
On my to-do list this year was to get an agent (check) and to start earning monies using my writing/editing skills. I decided to start offering editing services for writers who write young adult…

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Choosing a P.O.V.—What is BEST for YOUR Story? Structure Part 9

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
This is my Upside-Down-Face P.O.V. is a word that throws many new authors into panic. What is THAT? Prisoners of Vietnam? Pets of Vegans? Pals of Viagra? P.O.V. stands for Point of View. Traditionally, I’ve not…

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Part Two The Worrying Wave of Weak Verbs: a cautionary tale of the murderous search for to be, to have, to do, to get, to go and to make

Originally posted on Experience Writing:
He went down the slide.He slid. He zipped. He whooshed! In my last post, I shared an amazing discovery, a  little book full of helpful tips called The Curious Case of the Misplaced Modifier by…

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What are you Writing? (Sunday Fiction Post-up: Vol. 10)

Time for the Sunday Fiction Post-up! Come share your current work-in-progress here. Here I go again, something new, but I’m determined to push through this because I’m writing it as a novella and I’m on a strict writing schedule. Something from the … Continue reading

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What Makes a “Real” Writer?

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
I’m finally home from speaking in Pennsylvania. Was honored to keynote for The Write Stuff Conference and super sad to leave. I get so attached to the writers and miss them when I…

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Want Your Query Critiqued?

I subscribe to Book Ends Literary Agency’s Blog and right now they’re hosting an opportunity to have your query critiqued. Check out their post for more details. If selected your query will be posted on their blog for all to see … Continue reading

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Show or Tell: Write the Right Way

This is not your typical kindergarten school assignment…. Many writers have heard the words “show, don’t tell” but what does that really mean? How do we know that we’ve written something that does just that? Surely, I’ve been guilty of … Continue reading

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Profession-ate

Okay that’s not really a word. But ‘professionalism’ is kind of a boring word. This is for all my fellow writers as a reminder or for those who may be unaware how important correct manuscript formatting is. It may not … Continue reading

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