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Use Adverbs with Caution

Use Adverbs with Caution

I could have written “cautiously,” but I didn’t want to be guilty of using an adverb before I’d even begun the body of the chapter. I say “guilty” because adverb overuse is one of the cardinal errors of writing. What Is an Adverb? Adverbs provide additional...

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Book Marketing Made Easy

Book Marketing Made Easy

Here’s a big fear we all have when it comes to writing a book: What if no one buys it? When I interviewed potential authors about their fears, they cited book marketing, and lack of sales, as big concerns. While that is always possible, with a little planning and...

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$10 Million for a Missing Comma – Yikes!

$10 Million for a Missing Comma – Yikes!

If you think punctuation isn’t important, you might want to rethink that attitude. Or ask Oakhurst Dairy of Portland, ME, how they are currently looking at the punctuation element known as the Oxford comma. The missing comma was way more expensive than a missing herd...

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How We Define Wealth in a Pandemic World

How We Define Wealth in a Pandemic World

If one point of agreement exists among influencers and business leaders, it is that how people do business in the coming years will change and how we define wealth will also change. You may be wondering how this applies to writing. Don't worry, I'll tie that in. Our...

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How to Write a Successful Blog- Top 10 Tips

How to Write a Successful Blog- Top 10 Tips

  How can you engage your readers and make them want more content from you? What goes into a successful blog? Are you tempted to give readers convoluted sentence structure and big words? Most blog owners who try to do that will lose their audiences, so the blog...

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