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An Open Debate – Content Editor or Beta Readers: Who Comes First?

An Open Debate – Content Editor or Beta Readers: Who Comes First? by Cody Wagner So I just finished the second draft of book 2 in my series. First off, can I get a major “Woot!” from everyone? Come on…I … Continue reading

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You’ve Written a Book! Now What? : The Ins-and-Outs of Hiring an Editor

You’ve Written a Book! Now What? : The Ins-and-Outs of Hiring an Editor by Shanan Winters There’s a moment in time when an author puts the final punctuation on the last sentence of a manuscript. In that brief second, the … Continue reading

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The Best Writing Advice I’ve Ever Received

The Best Writing Advice I’ve Ever Received by Jake Poinier If you can consider a piece of red-ink-soaked paper “writing advice,” I received more than my fair share from Lew. Just out of college – and long before starting my … Continue reading

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What to Look for in a Beta Reader

What to Look for in a Beta Reader by T.M. Williams In many ways, finding the right beta reader1 is almost as challenging as finding the right publisher. But are beta readers even necessary? No. There are plenty of best-selling … Continue reading

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More on first lines — an author share hers

More on first lines — an author share hers by Brenda Whiteside   The first few lines of a novel may be the most important in a book, though that isn’t necessarily the case for a reader. It’s highly unlikely … Continue reading

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