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Illusions of Dialogue: The Vanishing Tag by Jesse Teller

This is the lesson I have heard when it comes to dialogue: Don’t tag too often. Don’t get too specific with your tag. First, let’s define tag. A tag is very simple. He said is a tag. We have all seen them a million times. Remember that. We will get back to that. Tags are…
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October 21, 2017 0

5 Important Reasons Why Submissions Matter: Exposure vs Pay

If you hang out on social media long enough, you’ll find groups specializing in Open Calls for writing. They always ask you to list a few important things: Rate of pay Submission fee Specifics like genre, word count These are good things because it will draw the right kind of writers to the publisher hosting…
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October 17, 2017 1

How to Harness the Power of the Crowd: 5 Must-Read Tips for Writers Considering Crowdfunding

Deciding to publish your own work is big step, but the cost of putting out a book by oneself can be enough to derail even the most stalwart of self-pub dreamers. Thankfully, somewhere between paying it all out of pocket and finding one of the Big 5 to foot the bill, there are some options for raising funds for…
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October 13, 2017 0