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Practice Writing

Every editor I have ever worked with has crossed out all contractions in my copy. I was told by professors, proofreaders and other writers not to use contractions except in dialogue. I have advised writers not to use contractions in their writing other than dialogue. It appears this is bad advice, sorta. I re-blogged a …

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New writers tend to define themselves as fiction writer, children’s writer, mystery writer, steampunk-dysporia-paranormal young adult writer. Among dramatic writers the boxes are fewer; comedy or drama.  But I like to say, how do you know you can not write that genre unless you try? I have created some “possibilities”  to help writers stretch and …

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