Getting, Accepting, and Incorporating Feedback on Your Writing

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13 Lucky Ways to Self-Edit Your Nonfiction Book

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Write First, Edit Later to Finish Your Nonfiction Book Fast

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Do You Need a Professional Editor for Your Book Proposal?

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When Do You Know You’re Done Editing Your Work?

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Learning to Love Passive Construction

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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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JD Salinger's Death Reminds Us that Sometimes We Need Only Write a Good Book

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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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Editing for Word Count Improves Your Writing

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