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Special Edition Why Does Wonder Woman Act 1 Work

Why does the new movie Wonder Woman work? Is it Gal Gadot? Is it the special effects? Maybe, just maybe it's because the story is so solid. Join Clark Chamberlain as he explores act 1 of the new Wonder Woman film. Spoiler alert! Click here to work with Clark on your...
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Developmental Editing What It Is And Why You Need It

Developmental Editing Welcome back to the Book Editor Show. I know it's been too long, but I promise to bring you a new episode each week! We all know that outlining is the best route for an author in today’s cluttered marketplace. Outlines bring focus to the work and...
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Character Development: Dynamic vs. Static Protagonists

 Character Development Before you start writing your novel, take a second look at your planned characters. Characters—including your protagonist, antagonist, and minor characters—will greatly impact the success of your story. Without strong characters, the readers and...
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Get Published in 2017

Are you ready to take that next step in your writing life? Are you ready to make sure 2017 is the year your book is getting published? Then you're in the right spot.  Today Clark and Peter discuss what you should consider when submitting to agents and publishers, what...
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Edit your Setting to Create Horror

Peter Turley is Back!!! Learn to edit your setting into one filled with terror that will keep your reader up all night. Choose powerful words that conjure images. Grab secrets from the silver screen to use on the page. Make the most of the new year with our 30 day...
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Sacrifice and Killing Characters

What is the best type of sacrifice a character can make? When does killing characters work, including your protagonist? How is the best way to leverage these emotional acts to connect with the reader? Find out this and more today with Clark...
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Self-Editing your Book with the Power of Three

Three is the magic number. We can see the number represented through life and story. Today Clark Chamberlain leads you through an easy to use method to take the power of three and edit your work. From character relationships, try/fail cycles, additional problems, and...
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3 Easy Exercises to Edit your World Building

Have you finished your fantasy manuscript or maybe you've finally decided to write your space odyssey for NaNoWriMo or you want to put the final touches on your present day story that takes place in the strange land of Idaho whichever the case these tools will help...
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Adverbs: Do They Really Pave the Road to Hell?

Stephen King said, “The road to hell is paved with adverbs.” As writers, it is important to understand all the different parts of speech and how they work in our writing. With this word of caution, learning about adverbs seems even more essential. What are adverbs...
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How to Prepare for NaNoWriMo: 6 tips

With National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start your writing preparation. I mean, you were going to prepare, weren’t you? So what is NaNoWriMo? Throughout November, writers all over the world stock up on...
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Grammar & English

Adverbs: Do They Really Pave the Road to Hell?

Adverbs: Do They Really Pave the Road to Hell?

Stephen King said, “The road to hell is paved with adverbs.” As writers, it is important to understand all the different parts of speech and how they work in our writing. With this word of caution, learning about adverbs seems even more essential. What are adverbs...

The Basic Guideline to Citations in Nonfiction Writing

The Basic Guideline to Citations in Nonfiction Writing

For writers, especially non-fiction writers, properly citing your sources is everything. We must give credit where credit is due, or else we lose all trust and credibility as writers. This guideline to citations will help you with the varying levels of works citing,...

Common Capitalization Errors That Trick Even Advanced Writers

Common Capitalization Errors That Trick Even Advanced Writers

Capitalization is one of the most basic grammatical lessons, typically taught in grade school, but it can still pose a problem in our writing. Most of us know to capitalize names and places, but past there, it can get tricky. Let’s take a look at some of the most...

Self-Editing

Character Development: Dynamic vs. Static Protagonists

Character Development: Dynamic vs. Static Protagonists

 Character Development Before you start writing your novel, take a second look at your planned characters. Characters—including your protagonist, antagonist, and minor characters—will greatly impact the success of your story. Without strong characters, the readers and...

How Grammar Influences Character Voice

How Grammar Influences Character Voice

Grammar. It seals the deal and sells books. We writers wouldn’t get very far without it. So, for that reason, we of course need to learn at least the grammar basics, and preferably more. It may not always be the most enjoyable part of the writing experience, but it is...

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Get Published in 2017

Get Published in 2017

Are you ready to take that next step in your writing life? Are you ready to make sure 2017 is the year your book is getting published? Then you're in the right spot.  Today Clark and Peter discuss what you should consider when submitting to agents and publishers, what...

7 Line Editing Tips – Episode 014

7 Line Editing Tips – Episode 014

Is passive voice driving you mad? Are adverbs running wild through your pages? Does it feel like it will never end? Line editing doesn't have to be a daunting task. Take each of the seven tips presented by Clark Chamberlain and Peter Turley and put them to work...

7 Book Editing Tips

7 Book Editing Tips

Take action today to strengthen your work with 7 these book editing tips. This is the first in a four part series on editing tips. These have been designed to make it easy for you to put them right into action. Clark Chamberlain and Peter Turley give you seven...

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Special Edition Why Does Wonder Woman Act 1 Work

Special Edition Why Does Wonder Woman Act 1 Work

Why does the new movie Wonder Woman work? Is it Gal Gadot? Is it the special effects? Maybe, just maybe it's because the story is so solid. Join Clark Chamberlain as he explores act 1 of the new Wonder Woman film. Spoiler alert! Click here to work with Clark on your...

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