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The Hemingway Editor: What is it and Can it Improve Your Writing?

December 6, 2021

Guest Post by Tami Nantz If you want to be taken seriously as a writer, it’s imperative you become what Jerry calls a ferocious self-editor. There’s no way around it. Little irritates an agent or a publisher’s acquisitions editor more than having their time wasted… [Continue reading below]

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Scrivener Review - Is it For You

Scrivener Review: Is It For You?

August 21, 2020

Writing a book can be an organizational nightmare. You find yourself scribbling ideas, scenes, research notes, you name it, on napkins, in notebooks, on sticky pads, or keyboarding stuff into files you can’t find later on your computer. What if you could keep ALL that… [Continue reading below]

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Grammarly Review - Is Premium Worth It

Grammarly Review: Is it For You?

August 14, 2020

The wrong word choice or even a spelling mistake can turn off your reader. So I hope you’re rereading and editing everything you write.  A tool like Grammarly can help. (Note: this post contains affiliate links. If you click to purchase Grammarly, I get a… [Continue reading below]

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Book Writing Software

Book Writing Software to Help You Create, Organize, and Edit Your Manuscript

March 17, 2020

Writing a book is no cakewalk. I ought to know—I’ve done it nearly 200 times. But plenty of quality tools help make this challenge easier. The right book writing software can help you: Organize your writing Gain self-confidence Write more crisply Software writing programs you… [Continue reading below]

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ProWritingAid Review

ProWritingAid Editing Software Review

August 23, 2018

When it comes to your writing, a publisher’s decision can happen quickly. Often, editors know within the first two minutes of reading whether your manuscript is worthy of pursuing, or not. That may sound harsh, even unfair. But after 40-plus years in writing and publishing,… [Continue reading below]

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