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Pacing In Storytelling – 12 Common Problems And Fixes

How to keep your story moving by removing too much information (TMI) that is weighing down the action. **********When you are in the flow of reading, you can tell when the story slows down. What had been a fast-moving adventure becomes like wading through muck. Your...

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21 Essential Tips On How To Write Your Memoir

What is a memoir --- and what is it not? It's not an autobiography It’s not a linear account of your life, beginning with the twinkle in your parents’ eyes, your kid’s first tooth, and every trial and triumph and exotic place you traveled to, or wish you had. In fact,...

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5 Tips For Writing Evil: Let It Sink In

How to Write a Villain Readers Won't Forget Writing a palpable evil character is harder than it looks. Even Stephen King gets it wrong every now and then. First you have to think up evil things for your character to do. Then you have to make the character frighten the...

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How to Show vs. Tell When You Write: Using The 5 Senses

If you're a novice writer, you are likely struggling with SHOW vs. TELL. Even with thousands of examples on the internet, implementing the rule within your own writing is often frustrating. If you plan to submit your writing to literary agents or publishers, or if you...

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8 Of The Best Erotic Romance Novels of 2018

When you think of erotic romance, the number “8” comes to mind. Another way you can look at 8, literally, is as a pair of 3s entwined, or a couple of 0s giving it a go. Turning 8 on its side reveals the symbol for infinity: ∞ Do all these titles promise you a happily...

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11 Self-Editing Techniques For Fiction Writers

Self-Editing Fiction Many published authors will tell you they spend twice as much time self-editing and revising than they did writing the first draft. As an author of historical fiction, I feel that self-editing is the most creative and important part of writing a...

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The Best Facebook Group For Writers

Writing, Editing, Publishing Roundtable The Writing, Editing, Publishing Roundtable is a forum for writers and editors to meet and discuss writing, editing, traditional publishing, and self-publishing. You'll find this group to be a safe and nonjudgmental venue for...

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The Best Books of 2018 – Book Editors’ Picks

Do professional book editors read books for pleasure? Some yes; some no. Some book editors read mainly within their genres; others like to explore. Being a savvy editor means you’ve got your eye on the pulse of the marketplace; what books are hot and why. You read...

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Historical Fiction Writing Checklist

By Ana Howard, Historical Fiction Editor and Published Author In many historical novels, the setting is so alive and present it feels like another character in the book, and when readers see it that way, it’s a huge compliment to the author. I think we’ve all read a...

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How to Self Publish a Book

We cover everything in our comprehensive guide on how to self publish a book. Avoid the pitfalls and get it right to make your book a success.

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How to Sell Books to Traditional Publishers

Traditional Publishing Is Not Dead The general consensus among aspiring authors is that any yahoo can self-publish but it's almost impossible to sell your book to a traditional publisher. The first part is certainly true, but selling to traditional publishers is...

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Book Editing Associates – Website Redesign

New York, NY -- (ReleaseWire) -- 09/19/2018 -- Book Editing Associates has been redesigned to make it easier for writers to find book editors by topic or genre. "The site made it easy for me to have access to many experienced editors and then choose the one that best...

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