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Writer Wednesdays: Don’t Overexplain

One issue a lot of writers seem to have is overexplaining. They describe a situation, they describe the character’s expression, they tell us what the character says … and then they tell us why the character has that expression and … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesdays: Editors hate it when you …

Okay, continuing our hatred series … last week we covered what publishers hate. This week, let’s look at what the editors hate. Before you submit: Don’t get cute with the formatting. For example, one thing we hate is when an … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesdays: Just finish the story!

Today, I start a new weekly series: Writer Wednesdays. Why? Well, I just liked the alliteration. And I’ve wanted to do a tips for writers thing for ages. As an editor, I see authors making a┬álot of the same mistakes. … Continue reading

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