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Since brevity is the soul of wit, and tediousness the limbs and outward flourishes, this blog post will be brief

Greetings, everyone.  I hope you’re having a good day.  This post should be relatively short, but I thought I’d give a few minor updates.

First, as those of you following this blog will already have noticed, I posted the… 740 more words

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Learn How To Self-Edit 

Thank you, Raimey Gallant for organizing the #AuthorToolboxBlogHop. This is a monthly blog hop on the theme of resources/learning for authors: posts related to the craft of writing, editing, queryi… 10 more words


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