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How To Write A Novel - Writing A Book

How To Write A Novel – Writing A Book

By Carolyn Ridder Aspenson

So you want to write a novel but you’re wondering about the whole process of writing a book and what that entails? 970 more words

Editing

12 Commonly Misused Words

While line editing and proofreading, I frequently correct some of the same words over and over again in many different manuscripts. I find that most writers already know the difference between words that many people misuse—their/they’re/there, two/too/to, your/you’re, etc. 728 more words

Writers

Proofreading advice: use red ink

Use a pen with red ink to mark corrections and amendments. As a professional, I typically use red and blue ink on proofs. When I don’t have to differentiate between the causes of problems, I always use red. 115 more words

Writing

'Plain' and 'plane'

This is fairly basic but it is easy to type or write the wrong word when you are in a hurry. I tend to find that… 145 more words

Writing

Polysemous

Polysemous is a term for words that have more than one meaning. Most words in general use are polysemous.

The word is thought to be early 20th century in origin. 23 more words

Writing

A Towering Tongue Twisting Career Turn

I knew a dare when I saw one.

The big-bosomed, pink-slippered, black-eyed lady stared me down in her small three-story home. The offer of a salary… 629 more words

Hyphens

I have previously covered how to use an en dash (–) and an em dash (—). Now to turn to the thing they are not: a hyphen. 203 more words

Writing