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Writing a Love Letter to Your Child

February 11, 2020

When we think our love letters are for their recipient’s benefit, sometimes we find- through the act of writing…

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Most Common Modern Language Mistakes to Avoid in Writing

February 3, 2020

  One of the reasons creative people are subject to making the most common modern language mistakes in our…

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The 4 Best Editing & Proofreading Solutions to Clean Up Your Writing

January 2, 2020

by Pascale Potvin Once you’ve completed your book-length draft, that’s when the real work of editing begins. The following…

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Writing App Review: Pacemaker for Planning & Word Count Tracking

December 5, 2019

  In our ongoing effort to keep our writers up to date on the 6 best writing apps out…

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Scrivener: The Gold Standard Writing App for Brainstorming, Outlining and Writing

November 28, 2019

by Pascale Potvin   Writer: do you commonly work between 1 Word Doc, 2 spiral notebooks, 4 Post-it notes…

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An Insider’s Look at the Pros and Cons of Self-Publishing vs. Traditional Publishing

November 13, 2019

Author Christian T. Huber shares his insider experience of self-publishing his first novel, They All Lived in Castles. As…

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Writing App Review: Miro for World Building

November 5, 2019

  by Pascale Potvin. If you need to stay organized with a book project that requires complex world building,…

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The 6 Best Writing Apps for Organizing Your Writing

October 24, 2019

Writing is challenging enough, but keeping organized while juggling everything needed to write a long-form book project, academic dissertation,…

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Writing About Grandparents: 4 Works

October 14, 2019

Photo credit: Jens Lindner   To write about our grandparents is an honor and an opportunity. To spend time…

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The Things I Wish I’d Known Before Writing a Nonfiction Book

September 23, 2019

by Ardelle Harrison. As a first-time author, now that I am on the other side of having published my…

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