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New Site. Same Quality.

You may have noticed we're no longer on Wix. Bear with us a few weeks as we update and transfer all the blog posts from one site to this one. But don't think that's going to affect what we do on Writing without Drama. The posts aren't going to lose their personal touches. We're all… Continue reading New Site. Same Quality.

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Author Presence

Setting Up Presence

When should you set up your FB page, Twitter account, Instagram, website, mailing list? This question is asked enough that I felt it warranted its own blog post. The simple answer is as soon as you decide writing isn't just a hobby, when you know you will share stuff with the world, and before you… Continue reading Setting Up Presence

Polishing Before Publishing · Prepublishing

What Is Self-Editing

Self-editing gets thrown around, but what exactly is self-editing? We recognize it and define it in our own way. It seems logical, but for many, they don’t know where to begin or what it all entails. Each read through when we self-edit should focus on specific aspects. Structure Structure involves plot pacing and believability Readability… Continue reading What Is Self-Editing

Author Presence · Polishing Before Publishing · Tips & Tricks

Book Covers & What You Should Know

Book covers — I understand the fear that comes to first time writers who think covers will be some expensive part of the publishing process. Wrapped up in this fear is the thought "I can do it for cheaper, and it'll look good." The fact of the matter is, if you don't have graphic design… Continue reading Book Covers & What You Should Know

Author Presence · Prepublishing · Tips & Tricks

Professional Communications

Do you remember how school taught you how to write letters? Addresses on one side, familiarity greetings, and signing it with personal endearments such as “I can’t wait to write to you again.” If not, you probably didn’t do the pen pal project. Contacting freelancers and writing to submission editors for magazines, agents, and publishing… Continue reading Professional Communications