Category Archives: Editing and Grammar

What are six qualities of good writing?   According to Google, there are close to 130,000,000 books in existence. Each year there are thousands of new ones published. With the growing popularity of self-publishing, the numbers of books are increasing … Continue reading

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  Is social media ruining the English language?   Language is alive and constantly evolving. It’s changing form and usage every couple of centuries. As an example, English emerged during the Anglo-Saxon age in Britain. The three main periods are: … Continue reading

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What narrative mode in fiction writing should I use?   Narrative mode is also known as the point of view. The narrative mode in fiction writing allows the writer to reveal the story from a certain perspective. How do you … Continue reading

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Wondering how to start a novel people will want to read? I’ve read a lot of books in my life. Since I was a child I’ve been an avid reader, as many of you probably are. How many times did … Continue reading

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What is the correct manuscript format for submission to a publisher or agent? Okay, you’re done writing and have a completed manuscript. You’ve reviewed and edited as much of it as you possibly can. Now it’s time to get down … Continue reading

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