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How to write features that pop!

We all love a nice 'feel good' story in the newspapers, and some of us love to write them. I am one of those who loves to do an interview with an amazing person and get into the 'meat' of who they actually are; sometimes the interview turns into a chat and I become an… Continue reading How to write features that pop!

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Which one do you need: a Proofreader or an Editor?

InĀ  my last post I spoke about the 5 reasons why you should hire an editorĀ and today I will talk about the difference between a proofreader and an editor. All jobs are not created equal. You do not need an editor at each stage in a project, and there are stages where the use of… Continue reading Which one do you need: a Proofreader or an Editor?

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5 reasons why you NEED to hire an editor

I often hear people bemoan the use of a professional editor. I mean, why should you pay someone for something that you can either do for yourself or get done for free from family and friends? I get it; trust me I do. We all need to find ways to save money, but here is… Continue reading 5 reasons why you NEED to hire an editor

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Overcoming fear: Surviving a writing critique

Most of us who have decided to venture into the writing world, have feared at one point in time, the critique. Let me explain how it feels to those of you unfamiliar. You pour yourself into a piece of writing for weeks, months, or even a year and you finally believe this is it, you… Continue reading Overcoming fear: Surviving a writing critique