Working from Home: How to Boost Productivity
by Ashlyn Dyer Pells
With remote work becoming increasingly common for writers and editors, find out how you can tune out distractions and utilize your time effectively. Have you...
How Historical Prescriptivism Influences Modern Editing
by Abby Carr
Using corpus linguistics to analyze how prescriptivism has influenced the use of the progressive passive reveals the influence historical prescriptivism still has on modern editing. ...
Should Teachers Read to Your Middle School Students?
by Kate Davis
Not all teachers read to their middle school students. But reading aloud to kids may be very beneficial, even in classes like math and science....
How to Write and Recognize Credible Online Reviews
by Heidi Knapp
In today’s age of paid promotions and online shopping, it is important to learn not only to write credible reviews but also to identify them....
Identifying Common Grammatical Mistakes Made by Authors
by Megan Hutchings
By identifying some of the most common grammatical mistakes, both editors and authors can be better equipped to produce a clean and professional manuscript. ...
Seeking Attention: What Covers Attract Readers?
by Rachel Roberts
Readers know not to judge a book by its cover, but how much of an effect does the cover have on reader choice? Successfully intriguing...
Bigger Isn’t Always Better: Publish with Independent Publishers
by Camila Roldan
You can begin to build your writing career with independent publishers. They see you, hear you, and are willing to work with you. Publishing your...
The Secret to Evoking Empathy from Fiction Readers
by Kassidy Acker
Reading fiction as an escape has hidden benefits. Research shows that when readers feel emotionally transported into a work of fiction, their empathy increases. Authors...
When to “Tell”: Should Our Fiction Be Concrete?
by Lauren Johnson
Creative writing classes often instruct their fledgling authors to “be concrete.” But fleshing out your narratives could be hurting your stories. “Show, don’t tell” is...
Who Am I? Reader Response to Second-Person Narration in Fiction
by Ashlin Kaufman
Authors use second-person narration to make readers feel like characters in the story, but readers may be having a different experience entirely. Second-person narration arguably...