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Twitter Wisdom from Friday — 04/07/2017

Just finished up with another editing job and have space open for another client or two if you're interested in getting help with your manuscript. I've been editing my own books and books for other writers for more than two decades. If you're interested, check out my Manuscript Evaluations page for more information. In the… Continue reading Twitter Wisdom from Friday — 04/07/2017

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Thursday’s Twitter Wisdom – 04/06/2017

Good morning. It's Friday already and though I skipped a day due to family stuff, I'm back with Tursday's tweets on writing. 7 Writers weigh in on the question: Is an MFA in Creative Writing Worthwhile? on The Write Life The Write Practice asks Is It Okay To End A Sentence With A Preposition? In an article from… Continue reading Thursday’s Twitter Wisdom – 04/06/2017

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Tuesday’s Twitter Wisdom – 04/04/2017

Good morning all! Here we go with yesterday's tweets from my author Twitter account @SherryLewis, plus my own thoughts on today's topic: revising your novel. Author Jean Fisher offers 7 Ohline Tools for Improving Your Writing, all free, none requiring a download. Brianna da Silva shares tips for How to Conquer the Fear of Failure… Continue reading Tuesday’s Twitter Wisdom – 04/04/2017

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Monday’s Tweets and My Musings from 04/03/2017

Good Tuesday morning, everyone. Here to share yesterday's tweets on writing and craft and a few of my own thought. Lydia Oyetunji discusses The Proper Use of Italics and Over-Emphasizing on Two Drops of Ink. Ruth Kaufman discusses Writing the Inspirational Historical: How Much is Too Much? on Romance University. Sacha Black shares 7 Description… Continue reading Monday’s Tweets and My Musings from 04/03/2017

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Friday’s Tweets — 03/31/2017

Okay, I'm going to confess. The day almost got completely away from me. One of my former bosses passed away, and I got caught up in looking at his obituary, pricing flowers, and wishing I could hop on a plane back to Utah to be with his family and my old friends. Then, of course,… Continue reading Friday’s Tweets — 03/31/2017

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Thursday’s Tweets — 03/30/2017

I've collected all my writing tweets from Thursday so I can share them with you here. You can also find them by following @SherryLewis on Twitter. From Kobo Writing Life: 5 Tips on How to Make Your Writing Process Feel Like a Game. From Kristen Lamb: The Novel That Isn't a Novel--Do You Really Have a… Continue reading Thursday’s Tweets — 03/30/2017

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Wednesday’s Twitter Wisdom – 03/29/2017

Wednesday was a good day on Twitter. It was hard to confine myself to just a few articles and blog posts. But here they are: I still have a few openings for editing/critiquing clients, so give me a shout if you're interested in grabbing a spot. From the Self-Publishing Advice Center: A Good Book Is… Continue reading Wednesday’s Twitter Wisdom – 03/29/2017

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Sharing info on the business of writing

"We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master." ~Ernest Hemingway There's no end to the things we can learn about the craft of writing, no matter how many books we may have published, and the industry changes so much, so quickly, just trying to keep up can be a… Continue reading Sharing info on the business of writing

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It’s All About the Reader

I'm up to my eyeballs in books and manuscripts I'm judging for contests, which is great. There's nothing like contest season to reinforce the things you know as a writer and help you remember things you don't want to do in your own books. I want every book or manuscript I pick up to be a… Continue reading It’s All About the Reader

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Dialogue: Doing Double Duty

One of the most powerful things dialogue can be used for in our manuscripts is revealing character. The words a person uses and the way she chooses to phrase them says a lot about her as a person. From just a few lines of dialogue we can learn a lot about the person we're talking… Continue reading Dialogue: Doing Double Duty