Tag: writing

Copywriter’s Guide: How to get your press release read

The ### at the end of a press release

You’ve carefully crafted your press release, now how do you get the important editors to actually read it? You might have to re-craft it first!

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Copywriter’s Guide: What to put in your press release

Newspaper press release

You may know the basics of writing a press release – but what should you actually put in it to get it read and responded to? This quick guide will help!

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Copywriter’s Guide: submitting events

Events wordle

Are you a promoter or copywriter trying to get your event listed with a major publication? Read this!

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Commas 101: Independent clauses

Do I, stick a comma, here? I’m, not sure. I guess I’ll just, slap one in, to be sure. I mean, a comma is just a, way, to, show the reader, where to pause, right? This is where your editor

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The 8 Fatal Mistakes of Self-Publishers is now available on Kindle!

The 8 Fatal Mistakes of Self-Publishers offers a laser-focused look into how to make your book the best it can be.

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Nathaniel Hawthorne quote

Words — so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become, in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.

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Nodding and Shrugging

As an editor and writing coach, one of my pet peeves is when someone writes that a character “nodded his head” or “shrugged her shoulders.” I find this even in best-selling novels and it makes me cringe every time. An

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Opal Pickles chimes in about your vs. you’re

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Video Optimization

Surge your SEO with video optimization Let’s face it; this generation’s attention span is shorter than ever. When looking for answers, your clients want easy and quick information – not tons of text. People overwhelmingly choose a video over just

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