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Writing craft

Editing Tips #49

Kathy Ide, Topics: Proofread Professionally * Working with Editors * Successful Freelance Editing *
Kathy Ide

Hi! I’m Kathy Ide. In addition to being a published author, I’m a full-time professional freelance editor. For CAN, I’m blogging about tips for writers based on the manuscripts I edit.

 

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Encouragement Inspiration for Writers

Three steps to overcome rejection

Hola from Janet Perez Eckles…Igniting Your Passion to Overcome

Janet Perez Eckles
Janet Perez Eckles

A friend I knew from high school came to visit recently. As we sipped tea, we laughed about our days as teens.

But then she got a bit serious and said, “You know, when you broke up with my brother, he was devastated.”

Guilt came over me. I remembered the details of dating him. And for reasons only a 16-year-old immature girl knows, I ended the relationship in an insensitive and abrupt way.

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Inspiration for Writers

Writer’s Paralysis

CAN BlogDianne Neal Matthews here, hoping to encourage you on the second Monday of September (can you believe it’s almost autumn already?). Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about “writer’s paralysis”—not that cramped feeling in your hands when you’re pushing against a tight deadline, but another kind that’s more serious….