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Monthly Archives: Sep 2017

5 tips for working with an editor

Most people outside of the media or literary worlds haven’t ever made use of an editor before (although they really should – not that I’m biased or anything…). But let’s say you’ve decided you do want someone to look over what you’ve written – to check that it flows well, that you haven’t left out too
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I hope this blog post finds you well

There’s a principle I was taught in journalism, and it’s this: it can be dangerous to ask a question in the introductory paragraph of your story, because readers might answer it very differently to the way you do – and most often, they’ll be facetious. I have that impulse when people send me an email
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