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Why Writing a Book Is an Act of Courage

Each time I meet someone who wants to write a book, I send up…

Good Bones: Crafting a Solid Structure for Your Book

A great title, cover and concept are often enough to get a reader…

A Publishing Timeline for First-Time Authors

No matter how you slice it, writing a book is a big, long, complex…

Editorial Tip: How To Write Dialogue That Works

Writing dialogue seems like it would be so easy. We talk all…

Editorial Tip: Colons and Capitalization

Using a colon is an excellent way to tack a list, dependent clause…

Editorial Tip: Just One Space

Remember the days when we learned to type in school? "Remember,…

Why You Need An Editor

Here's a great interview Kelly did with Crystal-Lee Quibell about…

Happy Birthday, kn literary arts!

Three years ago this month, my bestie (and then Hay House Event…

The Four Pillars of a Kickass Book Title

If you’re an author, chances are you want to get your work…

Editorial Tip: Go Easy on the Adverbs

What’s an adverb? It’s a word that modifies an action. Think…