Historical Fiction Research (Where can I find what I need?)

  Even when writing fiction, research is vital and may involve reading relevant books or an internet…

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Types of research: What you need to know

Research is how individuals and businesses collect and analyze data. Types of research are the different…

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10 Good Reasons to Write a Book

  You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who would tell you that they have never considered writing a…

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Book Coaching for Authorpreneurs

What is an Authorpreneur? An author’s goal is writing and possibly publishing a book. As an authorpreneur, your…

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How to be more efficient when planning your novel

It’s an exciting time when you decide to write a novel. The creative juices are flowing and you’re ready to get…

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Personification in ‘The Red Badge of Courage’

The Red Badge of Courage (published 1895) by Stephen Crane is an American Civil War novel, recognised as one of the…

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Can you edit your book after it’s been published?

Writers often experience a sense of euphoria when their manuscript is finally published. The endless revisions and…

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Difference Between Copy Editing and Proofreading

  The Editing Process The editing process is made up of a number of steps to bring your writing from first…

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Ways of Quoting a Book

  Whether you write nonfiction novels, white papers for peer review, or grant proposals, at some point in…

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Edit vs Revise

  When an author finishes a draft copy of their text, whether it be a manuscript, an essay, a thesis, or a…

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5 Tips for Successfully Writing Second Person Point of View

  A key question to ask when writing your book is ‘who gets to tell the story?’ Whose perspective are…

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What is the definition of a novel?

  A novel is a long, narrative work of fiction. It is written in literary prose that entertains and tells a…

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What is a thesis statement?

  Usually found at the end of the first paragraph of the introduction, the thesis statement serves to…

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How to start writing a book

Everyone has a book in them, or so the adage goes. But how do you actually get started writing one? Do you just…

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Self-Edit Your Book: How To Plot Your Story

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How to Self-Edit Your Nonfiction Book

Learn how to self-edit your nonfiction book so you can get your audience to take action, publish your book confidently,…

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Elements of a Best-selling Book Jacket Cover

  So you’ve finished writing your manuscript, put it through a few rounds of editing and beta readers,…

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What is Developmental Editing?

  Developmental editing is usually the first phase of the editing process once you’ve slaved through a…

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Table of contents for research papers

  What’s a Table of Contents? When writing a research paper, master’s thesis or PhD dissertation, the…

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How to improve your vocabulary when writing

  With approximately 171,000 words, English is among the world languages with the highest number of words.…

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Event: Self-Edit Your Book Step By Step

This May 12 at 2 PM EST join us for a FREE WEBINAR on everything you need to know to self-edit your book using the…

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What are the objectives of book editing?

Book editing: meaning and importance Ever wondered what book editing involves? Well, it is far more than just…

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What is a story arc?

  Story arc: definition The story arc, or narrative arc, is the terminology used to explain the path a story…

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Story Arc – Improve Your Story Writing

Story Arc - Improve Your Story Writing https://vimeo.com/541652426 We're going to talk about the story arc from the…

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