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What Is Point of View: 1st, 2nd & 3rd POV with Examples

  • calenderFeb 01, 2023
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A point of view or perspective is one of the most important aspects of writing. Let us delve deeper into the world of points of view, the different types, and how to use them.

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Em Dash vs. En Dash vs. Hyphen: Quick Guide by English Editors

  • calenderJan 18, 2023
  • calender7 min read

It is often confusing to understand when to use the en dash, the em dash, or the hyphen in your writing. In this article we will show you how to do just that with the help of relevant examples.

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Top 10 Online Book Editing Services of 2023

  • calenderJan 10, 2023
  • calender6 min read

How can you decide which book editing companies are better than others? Whether it’s a self-help book you want to publish or a novel, we’ve listed the best editing services for you to choose from.

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An Exclusive List of Writing Contests in 2023

  • calenderJan 03, 2023
  • calender5 min read

Out of the many poetry contests, short story competitions, and essay contests held each year, which ones will reward your hard work? We’ve listed the best writing contests happening in 2023.

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5 Elements of a Short Story & 6 Stages of a Plot

  • calenderJan 02, 2023
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The five elements of short stories make them the best starting point for novice writers. They’re short and fairly simple, so the writer gets a chance to focus on the plot, character, and theme.

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What Is an ISBN & How to Get One: The Complete Guide

  • calenderDec 16, 2022
  • calender6 min read

Every book has an ISBN from which you can identify its registrant and the specific title, edition, and format. Let’s understand how to read it and how you can get one for your own book!

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The Essential Guide to Worldbuilding [from Book Editors]

  • calenderDec 12, 2022
  • calender6 min read

Have you ever wondered how science fiction and fantasy writers create such iconic, nuanced, and detailed universes? It’s time to master worldbuilding and start creating unforgettable worlds.

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What Does a Copy Editor Do? Quick Guide to Copy Editing

  • calenderNov 17, 2022
  • calender5 min read

In this article, we’ll sort through the confusion to find a coherent copy editing definition and take a roundup of the various tasks undertaken by a copy editor.

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How to Find the Perfect Book Editor for Your Manuscript

  • calenderNov 16, 2022
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No writer can reach their full potential without an editor that sharpens their words. But how to find a book editor that is a perfect match for not only your manuscript but also you, the writer?

How to Copyright Your Book?

If you’ve thought about copyrighting your book, you’re on the right path.

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