7 Reasons to Hire a Writing Coach

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Through my past five years working as a freelance writer and editor, I continuously notice creatives want to pick my brain. Writers may not understand what an editor's job entails or new self-publishing authors don't always know how the process works. But most people are looking for motivation, inspiration, support, and justification in their project. They want to know if the story they're working on is worth the effort because either they're new to the industry or unsure of their skills. Continue Reading

6 Simple (and Free) Ways to Support a Freelancer

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Like buying local produce, a freelancer near you offers a fresh and innovative performance. Freelancers go above and beyond for you, no matter their niche. They cherish your business, and you can rest knowing your interactions with them will reflect how much they care. Reasons you should support local people aside, doing so may be more accessible than ever. The best part is that the internet has made it insanely simple to share how we feel about various services and products. However, online Continue Reading

16 Common Grammar Mistakes to Watch for in Your Novel

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English grammar is so confusing! As a person who has spent her life studying literature and grammar, I can tell you the language is probably the most complicated you could learn. Grammar rules follow from subjects like math, science, and just about everything else than the language itself. Unlike many romance languages, English grammar didn't come about due to the natural way people talk. So today, people don't speak in grammatically correct sentences most of the time -- making things more confusing. Anyway, Continue Reading