Sense of Sound

In this chapter, Kristina Stanley from Fictionary joins us again as we move right along with our exploration of the…

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Types of Essay

What is an Essay? We can loosely define an essay as a relatively short piece of writing on any given topic or subject.…

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Sense of Smell

  Kristina Stanley from Fictionary joins JoEllen Nordstrom to talk about the sense of…

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Creative Non-fiction: What is it?

Just when you thought you had heard of all genres of writing, and got your head around them, here comes another one.…

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Best Book Marketing Tips

What is book marketing? Book marketing, in its simplest form, is essentially the same as any marketing—getting your…

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How to Use Sight in the Story

The five basic elements that make your fictional story interesting and lively are sight, sound, smell, touch, and…

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10 Questions to Ask a Potential Editor for Your Book

When hiring a professional editor, you are choosing a new partner for your manuscript. Thus, we recommend these 10…

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Objects in Fiction Writing

Kristina Stanley from Fictionary joins JoEllen Nordstrom to discuss objects in fiction writing. Learn why…

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How to Get Your Research Published

For any researcher, publishing a research paper with a reputable journal gives it validity and credibility. In turn,…

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Credible Scientific Research: Importance of sources

Basics of Scientific Research What is scientific research and why it is necessary? Well, to research is to…

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Backstory Different From Revelation

We discussed revelation and its importance in writing in the previous episode. In this episode, JoEllen Nordstrom…

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Timing of a Scene in Fiction Writing

In this chapter, Kristina Stanley from Fictionary and JoEllen Nordstrom discusses the timing of a scene and its…

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Self-Editing with JoEllen

  Self-editing is the process of correcting errors, improving structure, and fine-tuning word choice in your…

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Story Element: Location

Choosing a location can have a big impact on writing a story.  In this episode, Kristina Stanley from Fictionary…

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How Kobo Writing Life Helps Writers with Tara Cremin

  With Kobo Writing Life, you are in charge of your writing,  you have complete control over your rights,…

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Copy Editing with Lisa Lepki

One of the most difficult parts of becoming a writer is copy editing. But now, it is made easier and efficient…

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What is a Research Thesis?

The research thesis is a full-length report that focuses your ideas, perspectives, and research on a given topic or…

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What is Reader Knowledge Gained in a Novel?

In this episode, Kristina Stanley and JoEllen Nordstrom will talk about the element called the Reader Knowledge…

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Story Editing on Fictionary with Kristina Stanley

Without an editor, you won't necessarily see those things that are there, or you won't think that they need fixing.…

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How to Edit the Scenes of Your Book

Let’s review what an editor looks for when evaluating your scenes. This is the methodical method of how to edit the…

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How Editors Work to Strengthen Every Scene

  Structural editing of scenes in fiction writing may be a new concept to many writers. In the past,…

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Action and Sequel Scenes in Fiction Writing

  Kristina Stanley from Fictionary joins JoEllen Nordstrom to talk about action and sequel scenes and their…

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Various Ways of Quoting a Book or Dialogue

Quoting a book within your own writing isn’t as hard to do as some writers may think, and it’s essential to…

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Book Editing Made Easy – Session 4 of 4

Thank you for joining the fourth and last session of our webinars series "Book Editing Made Easy"! Workshop #4 -…

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