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Publetariat: For People Who Publish!

Publetariat Dispatch: Done Is Better Than Perfect

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author LJ Sellers discusses the dangers of perfectionism. This post, by L.J. Sellers, originally appeared on the Crime Fiction Collective blog and is reprinted here in its entirety with that site’s permission. I recently read this Facebook post, which had dozens of Likes: A little advice, writers. Don’t think you have […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Avoiding Common Grammar Mistakes

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, we share a free university website resource that will be helpful for any writer. This post originally appeared on the George Mason University English Writing Guide site. While it’s intended for use by students of that University who are following a specific essay-writing curriculum, the common errors it lists will be […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: The Greengrocer’s Apostrophe, and Why You Shouldn’t Buy It!

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, writer/editor Nick Daws takes on the so-called ‘greengrocer’s apostrophe’ as a common bugaboo among writers. For those who don’t know, greengrocer’s apostrophe is a term used in Britain (and maybe elsewhere) to describe the incorrect use of apostrophes in plurals. Not all countries have greengrocers (and thanks to the supermarkets we […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Working With An Editor – Got My Edits Back; Now What?

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author Cheri Lasota discusses how to work most effectively with an editor. I was about to email this infor­ma­tion to one of my edit­ing clients  (yes, I edit fic­tion as well), but real­ized many writ­ers out there  could ben­e­fit from these tips. I’ve worked with dozens upon dozens of  writ­ers through […]

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