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Story Editing. Copyediting. Proofreading. What in the world are they?

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, querying, marketing, publishing, blogging tips for authors, reviews of author-related products, anything that an author would find helpful. 801 more words

Q&A with Liz Bell, reporter at EdNC

Liz Bell is a reporter at EdNC, covering K-12 education and policy across North Carolina. In this interview, conducted by email, Bell discusses her work, her beat and her experience at the journalism school at UNC-Chapel Hill. 822 more words

Journalism Education

Ensure The Purpose of A Scene Is Engaging Your Readers

A great scene makes your reader feel an emotion.

What Is A Scene?

A scene is a section of your novel where a character or characters engage in action or dialogue. 535 more words

Student guest post: Three ways news editing is like tap dancing

Students in MEJO 557, Advanced Editing, are writing guest posts for this site this semester. This is the fourth of those posts. Janna Childers is a senior studying reporting and global studies with a creative writing minor. 749 more words

Journalism Education

Conquer Your Story Edit and Finish Your Novel (NaNoWriMo Guest Blog)

FIctionary is thrilled to be guest blogging for NaNoWeMo.

National Novel Writing Month is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that believes your story matters.

Welcome to our blog! 133 more words

What’s the Difference?

As I’ve mentioned, I write fan fiction.  That means I’m working in an established world with established characters and an established history.  While some fan fiction writers go AU (alternate universe/reality) with their stories, changing whatever they want as they play in someone else’s world, for the most part, I try to be true to the story the original author told. 543 more words

Writing

Q&A with Christina Cleveland, reporter for the Aiken Standard


Christina Cleveland is a features reporter at the Aiken Standard in Aiken, South Carolina. She previously worked at The Journal in Seneca, South Carolina. In this interview, conducted by email, Cleveland discusses her job at the Standard, changes in editing there and her journalism education. 1,891 more words

Journalism Education