What Makes a Good Chapter Ending?

Posted by on Sep 29, 2016 in Writing & Editing Tips | 0 comments

What Makes a Good Chapter Ending?

Today, as I browsed through my emails, I came across a great article about “chapter endings” and decided to share it with my fellow authors. No matter how much we know about writing, we can always learn more, or be reminded occasionally about what we already know, but may forget because our brains are on overload with information. Lynne Kennedy, a mystery writer, wrote a blog called Getting Your Reader to Turn the Page. Chapter endings are as important as beginnings, Lynne begins. Read the endings of your chapters.  Go ahead.  Are...

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Dear Fellow Writer – Yes, “Virginia,” Editing is Important!

Posted by on Apr 19, 2015 in News & Updates, Writer On The Run, Writing & Editing Tips | Comments Off on Dear Fellow Writer – Yes, “Virginia,” Editing is Important!

Dear Fellow Writer – Yes, “Virginia,” Editing is Important!

Dear Fellow Writer: A common mistake many writers make is that they submit their work to agents and publishers before it’s really ready. How many of us, as writers, have said we have edited our MS until we believe it is perfect, or have turned our work over to a friend who says they will give us an honest opinion – probably all of us at some point in our endeavor to become a published writer. While there is value in self-editing, there’s also a lot of risk relying on your eyes only, or that of a friend who might not want to...

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DANGLING MODIFIERS – SHARING AN ARTICLE BY FICTION EDITOR, BETH HILL

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Writing & Editing Tips | 0 comments

DANGLING MODIFIERS – SHARING AN ARTICLE BY FICTION EDITOR, BETH HILL

I came across this article on DANGLING MODIFIERS and felt it was worth my time to share it with my fellow writers! Dangling modifiers definitely deserve an examination. According to Beth Hill, they don’t have a place in your fiction, and her article tells us why, giving excellent examples, which, once you read them, make absolute and total sense. Beth Hill says, “Let’s review what dangling modifiers are and explore ways to clear your manuscripts of this common writing mistake.” To read her full article, please click on this link...

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REASONS WHY A WRITER MUST ALSO BECOME A MARKETER!

Posted by on Sep 18, 2014 in Writing & Editing Tips | 0 comments

REASONS WHY A WRITER MUST ALSO BECOME A MARKETER!

I thought this was a great article to share with my fellow writers … Before proceeding, please take a moment and follow me on my social media links, and sign up for my newsletter to receive a free gift! Authors Must be Marketers – Neil Raphel – Guest Post Authors don’t like to promote their own works. Here are actual quotes from some of the authors we published:  “I’m a writer, not a marketer.”  “I’m uncomfortable asking people to buy my book.”  “I don’t really understand...

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Editing Tip For Authors

Posted by on Aug 7, 2014 in Writing & Editing Tips | 0 comments

Editing Tip For Authors

A Writing Tip For Authors By: Mary M. Cushnie-Mansour Author of the award winning “Night’s Vampire Trilogy”   Dreams are something that should never die. My dream of becoming a famous writer has smouldered inside me since I was a child. A number of years ago, I wrote several children’s stories. For me, they were easy to do at the time, especially since I had four children of my own, and half the neighbourhood in my yard and living room, as well. The stories kept coming … “Mrs. Mansour, will you write a story with my name in it?” … “Me...

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