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Take Small Steps to Big Results By Becky Martinez

How do you get started?             When people ask me how to explain the writing process or why I write fiction, I am always stumped for an answer. Stories just seem to come to me. No, they don’t jump out of my head in one big piece, but once I start developing them, they start …
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Copy of How an Editor Knows Your Book Isn’t Ready After the First Chapter By Meg LaTorre

There are many things publishing professionals look for in your first pages and chapter: voice, storytelling personality, if the story starts in the right place, showing vs. telling, grammar, grasp of the English language, and more. As a freelance developmental editor and former literary agent, I usually knew after the first few pages or chapter …
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How an Editor Knows Your Book Isn’t Ready After the First Chapter By Meg LaTorre

There are many things publishing professionals look for in your first pages and chapter: voice, storytelling personality, if the story starts in the right place, showing vs. telling, grammar, grasp of the English language, and more. As a freelance developmental editor and former literary agent, I usually knew after the first few pages or chapter …