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How the most common deathbed regrets can improve your writing

Here is another perspective on how to improve your writing. Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.

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Talking about plagiarism

Plagiarism is a big issue. It can get you into a lot of trouble. This post is aimed at editors and proofreaders, but it has useful information for everyone about avoiding plagiarism. Visit my websites via the links at the … Continue reading

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5 Tips for writing vivid fiction

We haven’t had any writing tips from famous people for a while. Here are some thoughts about vivid fiction from¬†Edgar Allan Poe. Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.

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How to avoid saying “good” too often

Sometimes we all get stuck on a word. I’ve just been working on an academic book where the author used “need” three times in one sentence. That is an extreme example. Usually it is the same word that appears regularly … Continue reading

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Why no one is paying attention to you (and how to change it)

I suspect most people will find something useful on this list of reasons why your writing might not get attention. Fortunately there is also guidance about what to do next. Visit my websites via the links at the top of … Continue reading

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Between friends: writing advice from Hemingway to Fitzgerald

We haven’t had any writing advice here for a while. This is an interesting one, if only because of the people involved. This is advice¬†from Hemingway to Fitzgerald. Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.

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