Monthly Archives: August 2015

Made In A Vacuum

“The writer isn’t made in a vacuum. Writers are witnesses. The reason we need writers is because we need witnesses to this terrifying century.” E. L. Doctorow

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What Are The Most Popular Title Trends In Your Genre?

From Bookbub: Brainstorming a title can be extremely challenging, especially when you know how much depends on it. When deciding on a title, determine what genre you’re marketing your book toward. Each genre has its own title conventions, and studying

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You Can’t

“You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” ~Mark Twain

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Grammar Demons, Take That (Part 15)

Aah, passive voice. Another thing that needs to be used sparingly, and often to great effect when used in a limited way and in right context. Although passive voice usage has not been my Achilles Heel, but still I spot

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Replace Just 2 Words In The New York Times Amazon Article And Something Amazing Happens

From Inc.: It’s easy to criticize Amazon until you realize that what Bezos is doing is what every disruptive company desperately needs. The firestorm of controversy about the work environment at Amazon, sparked by the recent New York Times article,

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