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What is in a Book Proposal? The 7 Key Elements for Pitching a Book to Publishers

May 01, 2023 – Understanding Publishing

A look at what a book proposal is, and the key elements authors should include in their proposal. Read more →

5 Ways to Save on Your Self-Publishing Budget

Apr 28, 2023 – Understanding Publishing

If you want to self-publish a book without breaking the bank, here are 5 tips to ensure you still get the best result possible. Read more →

Alright vs All Right: What is the Difference? [+ Examples]

Apr 17, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft

Wondering what the difference is between alright and all right? Or which spelling is correct? This posts breaks it down using plenty of examples. Read more →

30 Great Book Dedication Examples to Inspire Your Own

Apr 05, 2023 – Understanding Publishing

A list of 30 of the best book dedications in the business, that'll have you crying, laughing, and crying laughing. Read more →

How to Set Effective Writing Goals (That Will Help You Grow)

Apr 04, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft

How can you set writing goals that are realistic, useful, and lead you “confidently in the direction of your dreams”? This post can help you set writing resolutions tailored to your individual needs. Read more →

The World's Best Writing App Just Got Cats

Apr 01, 2023 – Reedsy News

How could Reedsy's beloved book-writing app get any better? With the addition of cats, of course. Read more →

How to Write a Prologue Readers Won't Skip (with Examples)

Mar 27, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft

Learn how to write a great prologue which will add to your story — and not just delay its beginning. Read more →

Ensure vs Insure: How to Make Sure You Get It Right

Mar 16, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft

Explaining the difference between ensure, insure, and assure with sample sentences and a memory trick to keep them apart. Read more →

What is an Oxford Comma and When Should You Use it? [+Examples]

Mar 10, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft

Everything you need to know about the Oxford comma, from the grammar, to the controversy, to the consequences of mistaken punctuation. With examples. Read more →

What Is Polysyndeton? Repeating "And" for Emphasis

Mar 07, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft

Your proofreading software might suggest that it’s a sign of poor writing, but polysyndeton can be found in the Bible, Shakespeare’s plays, and more contemporary books and speeches than most of us realize. Read more →

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