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Goodreads Giveaway of The Magic of Fiction

May 30, 2016 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Enter this Goodreads giveaway for a chance to win a print copy of The Magic of Fiction. Giveaway begins May 31, 2016, and ends June 9, 2016.

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Using Font Styles When Formatting for Print

May 27, 2016 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Use font styles to make formatting for print easier and faster.

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When the Emperor is Naked, Tell Him

May 14, 2016 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

When you’re in a position to tell writers that a story needs more work before it’s published, tell them. Don’t let writers strut proudly around thinking they’ve mastered storytelling techniques, the fiction elements, and grammar if they haven’t. Share your knowledge.

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First Steps in Formatting for Print

May 2, 2016 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Formatting a manuscript for a print book isn’t hard, but you’ll want to take advantage of the expertise of book designers. Start formatting by deciding on three major issues—trim, font, and margin sizes.

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Reviews for The Magic of Fiction

April 28, 2016 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Reviews for The Magic of Fiction

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Casting Your Scenes

April 27, 2016 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Rather than focus only on plot events as you write scenes, try purposely pairing characters that you normally wouldn’t put together in a scene.

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Managing Days and Time—Lessons From TV

April 24, 2016 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

A lesson about time markers in story using Game of Thrones as reference material.

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Rewriting and Editing—So Many Possibilities

April 19, 2016 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Rather than rely on your go-to fixes, learn other ways to rewrite and edit words, sentences, paragraphs, and scenes.

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A Writing Challenge for Genre—(April 2016)

April 8, 2016 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Shake up your writing life by challenging yourself to write in a new genre.

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The Editor’s Blog on Facebook

April 4, 2016 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

The Editor’s Blog is on Facebook.

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