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Top Tips for Using Apostrophes with Letters, Words, and Numbers

Top Tips for Using Apostrophes with Letters, Words, and Numbers by Kathleen Watson The apostrophe helps us form contractions (what’s new), shows us that something is missing (rock ‘n’ roll), and helps us create possessives and plurals. These examples will … Continue reading

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The Lost Art of Letter Writing

The Lost Art of Letter Writing by Barbara Renner With today’s technology, not many people or businesses write letters anymore, but there is an art to letter writing. Believe it or not, I taught an entire course on Business Letter … Continue reading

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Bam! Smack! Pow! Tips for Writing Violence

Bam! Smack! Pow! Tips for Writing Violence by Elizabeth Blake If your book contains action, then chances are you’ve agonized over how to make a fight scene engaging and titillating for your reader. Here are some quick and dirty tips … Continue reading

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Read a sample chapter from “The Bucktown Babies”

Read a sample chapter from “The Bucktown Babies” by Janine R. Pestel The Bucktown Babies, a supernatural paranormal thriller, was released on February 1, 2017, on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Nook, Apple iTunes, Kobo, and through several other retailers. Currently, … Continue reading

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Writing from Life Experience

Writing from Life Experience by Vaughn Treude “Write what you know” is a bit of advice frequently given to beginning writers. Though sound in principle, it’s not always possible. If we took the advice too seriously, science fiction and fantasy … Continue reading

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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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Recognizing Loss on Birth Mothers’ Day

Recognizing Loss on Birth Mothers’ Day by Beth Kozan In the late 1980s (so the legend goes), a group of birth mothers who had been meeting for support regularly in Seattle declared a holiday for birth mothers (a woman who … Continue reading

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