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Passive Voice: Myths and Facts - XterraWeb

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Passive Voice. Myths & Facts. What is passive voice? Identify passive voice & know when to use it. Passive voice or passive construction vs. active voice.
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15 Ways to Make Readers Hate Your Book - XterraWeb

15 Ways to Make Readers Hate Your Book - XterraWeb | writing | Scoop.it
15 ways to make readers hate your book. Writing tips to help readers enjoy your book. Character, plot, cliffhangers, awkward phrasing, hooks, POV, and more.
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The Six R's of Revising Your First Draft - XterraWeb

The Six R's of Revising Your First Draft - XterraWeb | writing | Scoop.it
Share this post          {lang: ""}Share this post          The Six R’s of Revising Your First Draft   The Six R’s of Revising Your First Draft Reading as a reader Rewriting sentences or sections for clarity and flow Replacing weak words with stronger words Relocating paragraphs andShare this post          
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Five Self-Editing Tips - XterraWeb

Five Self-Editing Tips - XterraWeb | writing | Scoop.it
Five self-editing tips. Self-editing is an important part of the writing process. Here are five self-editing tips to help you get started.
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Lay vs. Lie - XterraWeb

Lay vs. Lie - XterraWeb | writing | Scoop.it
Lay vs. Lie Cheat Sheet by XterraWeb. When to use lay or lie. The difference between lay vs. lie, examples and an easy chart that breaks it all down.
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Five Tips To Write A Strong Scene - XterraWeb

Five Tips To Write A Strong Scene - XterraWeb | writing | Scoop.it
Five tips to write a strong scene. Learn how to identify weak scenes. Strengthen your novel by writing strong scenes.
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Balance Showing and Telling in Writing - XterraWeb

Balance Showing and Telling in Writing - XterraWeb | writing | Scoop.it
The struggle is real. Find the balance between showing and telling in writing. Know when, why, & how to use each effectively. Learn when telling is better.
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Five Common Dialogue Mistakes Writers Make - XterraWeb

Five Common Dialogue Mistakes Writers Make - XterraWeb | writing | Scoop.it
Five common dialogue mistakes writers make & how to avoid them. Write well-written dialogue that sounds real. Dialogue tags. Move plot forward with dialogue.
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What is Flash Fiction & Why Write It? | Self-Publishing Advice

What is Flash Fiction & Why Write It? | Self-Publishing Advice | writing | Scoop.it
British writer Debbie Young shares her enthusiasm for writing flash fiction. explaining how this disciplined genre helps indie authors hone their writing craft.
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Comma Splice: What is it and How to Fix it - XterraWeb

Comma Splice: What is it and How to Fix it - XterraWeb | writing | Scoop.it
Comma splices are evil. What is a comma splice. Five methods to fix a comma splice.
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Understanding Passive and Active Verbs - XterraWeb

Understanding Passive and Active Verbs - XterraWeb | writing | Scoop.it
Share this post          {lang: ""}Share this post          Understanding Passive and Active Verbs All writers have heard passive verbs should be avoided as much as possible and active verbs are fundamental to good writing. Do you know the difference? Can you find active verbs and passiveShare this post          
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How to Keep Readers Reading Your Book - XterraWeb

How to Keep Readers Reading Your Book - XterraWeb | writing | Scoop.it
Keep readers reading your book. Hook a reader. Formula to hook a reader. Methods to hook a reader. Raise questions for readers and pique their interest.
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Passive Voice: Myths and Facts - XterraWeb

Passive Voice: Myths and Facts - XterraWeb | writing | Scoop.it
Passive Voice. Myths & Facts. What is passive voice? Identify passive voice & know when to use it. Passive voice or passive construction vs. active voice.
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Write a one-page synopsis in three paragraphs - XterraWeb

Write a one-page synopsis in three paragraphs - XterraWeb | writing | Scoop.it
Write a one-page synopsis in three paragraphs. Synopsis for query letter to literary agent or publisher.
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Showing vs. telling. Write with the five senses. - XterraWeb

Showing vs. telling. Write with the five senses. - XterraWeb | writing | Scoop.it
Showing vs. telling. Write with the five senses. Use your character's senses to show, not tell, experiences. Examples of telling vs. showing.
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Words to Knock Out of Your Writing - XterraWeb

Words to Knock Out of Your Writing - XterraWeb | writing | Scoop.it
Words to knock out of your writing. Procrastinators, idlers, flat modifiers, qualifiers, and other words that weaken writing and should be eliminated.
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