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Meet the Editor: Thelma Schoonmaker

Film editor Thelma Schoonmaker is a huge reference in the editing field. Her work is world-famous, the rythm, the improvisation, the flashes, the speed, the pauses, they all get together to create some of the most iconic and recognizable scenes in film history. 99 more words

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Avoid Misplacing Modifiers In A Sentence

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… are among the most sought after dogs in the world.  In fact, this breed is beloved in Singapore, with its high energy and friendliness. 305 more words

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5 Types of Awkward Wording to Avoid

Awkward wording is—well, awkward. It stops the flow for the reader and can very well confuse them.

The following five sentences demonstrate various ways a carelessly worded or constructed sentence can fail to communicate the intended idea. 12 more words

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Consider the editor.

Unless you opt for the self-publishing route, as a writer you must realize that the editor is the ultimate gatekeeper to your words appearing in print. 963 more words

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The Only 5 Ingredients You Need for Story Subtext - Helping Writers Become Authors

Does subtext mystify you? You are not alone, here are some easy steps that will de-mystify it for you.

Learn how to create story subtext in everything you write using five simple but crucial principles. 13 more words

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How to Write Better: 7 Instant Fixes

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Do you wonder how to write better? In this post, you’ll learn how to write better by using seven instant fixes.

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The Right Way and the Wrong Way to Foreshadow a Story - Helping Writers Become Authors

Foreshadowing is essential to good storytelling, but it is equally important to do it in the right way.

Sloppy or forced foreshadowing leaves readers feeling confused and manipulated. 29 more words

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