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11 Things Writers Say In Query Letters—But Really Shouldn’t

11 Things Writers Say In Query Letters—But Really Shouldn’t

Writer’s Relief, Inc. Writer’s Relief, Inc. is a highly recommended author’s submission service. Established in 1994, Writer’s Relief will help you target the best markets for your creative writing. Visit their website at http://www.writersrelief.com to receive their FREE Submit Write Now! newsletter (today, via e-mail), which contains valuable leads, guidelines, and deadlines for writing in…

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7 Fun And Useful Must-Have Apps For Writers

7 Fun And Useful Must-Have Apps For Writers

Writer’s Relief, Inc. Writer’s Relief, Inc. is a highly recommended author’s submission service. Established in 1994, Writer’s Relief will help you target the best markets for your creative writing. Visit their website at http://www.writersrelief.com to receive their FREE Submit Write Now! newsletter (today, via e-mail), which contains valuable leads, guidelines, and deadlines for writing in…

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8 Tips To Winning A Poetry Chapbook Contest And Getting Published

8 Tips To Winning A Poetry Chapbook Contest And Getting Published

Writer’s Relief, Inc. Writer’s Relief, Inc. is a highly recommended author’s submission service. Established in 1994, Writer’s Relief will help you target the best markets for your creative writing. Visit their website at http://www.writersrelief.com to receive their FREE Submit Write Now! newsletter (today, via e-mail), which contains valuable leads, guidelines, and deadlines for writing in…

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Grammar Quiz #3: Weak-Period Semicolons

Grammar Quiz #3: Weak-Period Semicolons

All but one of the following sentences incorrectly employs or omits a semicolon; revise sentences as necessary to demonstrate correct use of punctuation: 1. In 2000, the figure was 57 percent; in 2004, 63 percent. 2. We have come this far, we can’t give up now. 3. Sometimes she was willing to share these with…

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Poetry Master Series: How to Write a Heroic Quatrain

Poetry Master Series: How to Write a Heroic Quatrain

Above image courtesy of: https://www.slideshare.net/teachersheen/ How to Write a Heroic or Elegiac Quatrain As the above image suggests, a Heroic (or Elegiac) Quatrain is any poem written using four line stanzas usually with a rhyme scheme of ABAB, and written in iambic pentameter. Easy enough, right? So what is iambic pentameter, then? Iambic pentameter basically refers…

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Grammar Quiz #2: Possessives

Grammar Quiz #2: Possessives

All but one of the following sentences demonstrate incorrect style for treatment of possessives according to The Chicago Manual of Style; revise sentences as necessary: 1. I walked over to the Smith’s house. 2. Our hostess’ nerves are shot. 3. I went to my aunt’s and uncle’s anniversary celebration. 4. She made it onto the…

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NaNoEdMo: The Best Way To Become A Better Editor

NaNoEdMo: The Best Way To Become A Better Editor

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Grammar Quiz #1: Dangling Participles

Grammar Quiz #1: Dangling Participles

All but one of the following sentences includes a dangling modifier. Revise as necessary: 1. Running consistently every day, the workouts steadily became easier. 2. Studying for her degree, there were times when she felt like giving up. 3. Rolling down the hill, my eyes widened as the truck came into view. 4. The Grand…

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Great Ideas For Creating A Stress-Free Personal Writing Space

Great Ideas For Creating A Stress-Free Personal Writing Space

Writer’s Relief, Inc. Writer’s Relief, Inc. is a highly recommended author’s submission service. Established in 1994, Writer’s Relief will help you target the best markets for your creative writing. Visit their website at http://www.writersrelief.com to receive their FREE Submit Write Now! newsletter (today, via e-mail), which contains valuable leads, guidelines, and deadlines for writing in…

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8 Ways To Shorten Your Query Letter Without Losing Effectiveness

8 Ways To Shorten Your Query Letter Without Losing Effectiveness

Writer’s Relief, Inc. Writer’s Relief, Inc. is a highly recommended author’s submission service. Established in 1994, Writer’s Relief will help you target the best markets for your creative writing. Visit their website at http://www.writersrelief.com to receive their FREE Submit Write Now! newsletter (today, via e-mail), which contains valuable leads, guidelines, and deadlines for writing in…

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