Put it on Pause: Comma, colon & semi colon

One of the most rookie mistakes that can out writers is their misunderstanding of the subtleties of punctuation.  As someone who has a semicolon tattooed on her chest, clearly grammar and is important to me.  And it should be to you too! Advertisements

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Four Editing Methods to Get You Through

So you finished your first draft.  Maybe it was just finishing, maybe its December or January and you’ve finished the madness that is National Novel Writing Month.  Either way, now you have a document in front of you.  Its rough and maybe even scarier then the blank page was because what the hell are you […]

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Lessons & Tools in a Hard Edit

A “Hard Edit” as I like hard to call it is a hard copy, in detail edit of a manuscript.  It doesn’t matter if this is a paper for school, fiction, or non-fiction.  This is going to be the hardest edit you will have to do.  You’ve already gone through on your laptop and added […]

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