Monthly Archives: February 2017

Why My Manuscript Was Rejected

Here are some of the common reasons the editor didn’t make it through the first chapter: 1. Generic beginnings: Stories that opened with the date or the weather didn’t really inspire interest. According to Harmsworth, you are only allowed to … Continue reading

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Who or Whom?

The confusion between “who” and “whom” is one of the most common problems writers face. “Who” is used as the subject of a verb or complement of a linking verb. It’s a nominative pronoun. “Whom” is used as the object … Continue reading

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Advice for aspiring writers:

“Read, read, and read some more! Make sure you read a wide variety of stories: fantasy stories teach you about making up completely new worlds, crime-solving stories teach you about handling a complicated plot, stories with lots of characters teach … Continue reading

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