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First Draft: Done! Next: Manuscript Evaluation and Revision, or Hand It to Your Editor?

May 21, 2022

by Jenna Kalinsky, Founding Director, One Lit Place. Now that your first draft is done, your next step can…

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E-Books: the Perfect (and Easy!) Solution for Growing Your Business

May 5, 2022

If you are looking to deepen your business’ impact with existing clients, grow your visibility and reach into new…

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What’s in a Name? 8 Great Ways to Name your Characters

April 18, 2022

What you name your characters leaves a lasting impression on the story— and on your reader. These 8 great…

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Should I Write My Life Story as an AutoBiography or a Memoir?

April 1, 2022

Putting pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard) is the first step to telling your life story. But fairly…

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Why It’s Important We Bear Witness in Memoir

March 14, 2022

Memoir is a valuable way to bear witness, both to ourselves and to others. The memoir writer gives voice,…

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Space-Care As Self-Care: 5 Tips For Setting Up Your Most Productive Writing Environment

February 18, 2022

Whether you write every day or write when you can, a physically comfortable environment geared toward maximizing your productivity…

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Why You Don’t Want Your Editor to Like Your Writing

February 3, 2022

by Jenna Kalinsky. It seems logical that when you complete a piece of writing, you’d want to share it…

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Set Your Intentions with 5-Minute Writing Prompts

January 9, 2022

by Jenna Kalinsky. If you’re noticing changes in yourself given all we’ve been through in the last couple of…

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How Developmental Feedback Is A Road Map to Revision

January 9, 2022

by Jenna Kalinsky Developmental Feedback is the comprehensive editorial letter and manuscript margin notes an editor makes on your…

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Fresh Eyes Help You Re-See Your Writing

January 4, 2022

When your brain is fatigued from seeing the same words over and over, it’s time to seek help from…

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