Category: Writing Advice

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Sensitivity Reading

What is Sensitivity Reading and Why do You Need One?

Remember all those Friends episodes where Monica wore a fat suit and everyone made jokes about her weight? Remember the appalling treatment of transgender people in Ace Ventura Pet Detective? More recently, Dr. Seuss’s publisher has made the decision to stop production on six of his books due to racist imagery. In today’s world, this…
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manuscript beta read

What is a Manuscript Critique or Beta Read and What You Should Expect

Finishing your manuscript is definitely a time for celebration, whether it be your first, your second or your tenth. Now it’s time to take your story for a test drive a.k.a. time to find a beta reader! A beta reader is someone who will read your story and give you their impression of your book.…
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developmental editing

What Kind of Editing do You Need?

There comes a time in every first-time writer’s life when they must start researching editors. It can so happen that they come upon such a surplus of information that they may not know where to begin and the process may become even more daunting to them. However, it doesn’t need to be daunting at all. In…
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