How to Edit a First Draft (Alison Potoma)
Emotional Etiquette for the Writer Seeking an Agent (Kristen Tsetsi)
Rejection-Free Writing (Cynthia Ruchti)
Non-advice for Writers (Kathleen McLeary)
5 Quick Proofreading Tips That Have Massive Payoffs (Gabrielle Van Welie)
The Challenges of First-Person POV (Jane Friedman)
7 Questions to Ask When You Lose Desire to Finish Your Book (Denise Jaden)
Online Author Etiquette: 12 Laws of the Amazon Jungle (Anne R. Allen)
The Ten Commandments for Detective Fiction (1929): A Brief History and Update (Gretchen Mullen)
How to Hook a Reader and Leave Them Hungry for More (Mary Kole)
Six Simple Reasons Our Story Sucks & How to Fix It (Kristen Lamb)
Elevate Your Novel By Infusing Your Premise With Something Conceptual (Larry Brooks)
5 Types of Clunky Dialogue (K. M. Weiland)
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