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Two Quick Character Tips to Improve Your Writing

I love quick and easy writing tips that I can apply right now and improve my writing just like that. Those little things that are easy to overlook but can give your writing a boost whether it’s making you more

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How to Make Your Book Free

I was asked by a blog reader a few weeks about how I made my independently published book free (Champagne and Lemon Drops). As in, free all the time. I replied to her, but got to thinking that this might

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Editoral Confusion: Kinds of Editors and What Editors Do

Raise your hand if you’ve ever wondered what the difference is between different kinds of editors. <Puts up hand> I thought about tackling this topic myself but quickly realized I was in over my head. Therefore I turned to the

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5 Redundancies Hiding in Your Writing

We love our words. We love to use the right ones in the right places. And sometimes we get a little Dickenish and babble on, not realizing we are redundant. Here are five ways redundancy might be sneaking into your

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The Value of a Writing / Reading Community: For Authors and Writers

Last week I talked about writing cheerleaders and specific people that can support you in your writing. Cheerleaders are great, but you also (in my opinion) need a community. So… who is your community? Your writing community can be cheerleaders,

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Why Cheerleaders Rock the Writing World

Do you have a cheerleader in your life? Someone who is trustworthy and always on your team? Who always has encouragement and kind words? Who will bring you pieces of whatever it is you need? Someone who is intrigued by

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