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  • ...ch to accommodate a global market for my business writings, I am mindful that I may need to pay much closer attention to my writing style and the wording used for my non-fiction book,...
  • ...e up hope.  If you've notified the agent that someone else wants to read it, you've done your duty and can begin to send it out again. Here's the wording that a published author sugge...
  • ...have more than one.  In my local group, I can rely on one reader for story structure analysis, another for characterization, a third for flow of wording.  I myself tend to read for t...
  • ...eople struggling with ideas of faith. I'd be interested to hear what you find as you go forward. "Ripped from the headlines" isn't exactly review wording but it does make your book so...
  • Started by Laura Kotti
    ...the book proposal? I spoke with a professor I trust, and her recommendation was to state who the audience is very clearly. (She gave me the exact wording to use.) But, is there anythi...
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  • Started by Dianne Baines
    Last reply by Dianne Baines
    ...something set in the South. I hope that you will forgive my presumption and help me with questions that I am sure will arise. Things like correct wording,attitudes and customs pertine...
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  • Started by Eva Rieder
    Last reply by Jessica Vealitzek
    ...good idea to have a page on the book I'm currently marketing? Perhaps a "book jacket" style blurb? (If so, would it be scandalous to have similar wording to what is in a query letter?...
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  • ...e third, etc... so there are preserved checkpoints of reference. Be tough, cold and calculated are on your side in editing. If you have favourite wording that doesn't quite fit, save...
  • ...asking for help, you might describe your character for the group to determine if you have created a likeable protagonist. Otherwise, I'd say the wording of your question is your answ...
  • ...he joy of poetry today is that you may write almost anything, from rhymed verse to prose poetry, without following anything but your own sense of wording and structure.  The language...