9 Reality Checks for Writers Considering Self-Publishing

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Learning to Love Passive Construction

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5 Nonfiction Book Writing Mistakes and Their Solutions

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The Importance of Editors When Independently Publishing Work

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Your Published Work Reflects Your Level of Professionalism

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Why You Shouldn’t Publish Your Manuscript Without an Editor

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For Grammatically Correct Writing, Don't Write as You Speak

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How Does a Professional Editor Work with a Writer?

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A Writer’s Check List for Finished Written Work

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Editing IS Marketing: Boning Up on First Impressions

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Ten Top Editing Errors to Avoid

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Five Things to Avoid for a Pristine Query Letter

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Make Every Word Count When Pitching to Agents or Acquisition Editors

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How to Land a Nonfiction Magazine Assignment… And Get Asked to Write a Second Article When You’re Done

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Editing for Word Count Improves Your Writing

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