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Kidlit: Writing For Young Children

Stories are where many of us first learn to use our imagination and think outside ourselves. We learn to empathize, experiment, and build connections through the power of words. According to Jim Trelease, author of best-selling Read-Aloud Handbook, several studies...

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WE, 100th Anniversary Edition

WE, 100th Anniversary Edition by Yevgeny ZamyatinBook Description   When society has programmed you to sleep . . . How do you wake yourself up? The One State is a world where people are merely numbers, and free will itself is a disease. Most are happy in their...

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When Is Fair Use Fair

Michele Preisendorf & Angela EschlerWhen Is Fair Use Fair? Writers love quotes, songs, and funny or inspirational images. What word-nerd doesn’t? We tape them on our mirrors, dashboards, and walls and post them to our websites. We like them to set the tone for our...

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7 Steps for Hiring a Good Editor

Victoria Passey1. Understand the different types of editing. There are several types of editing: content/developmental editing, substantive/deep-line editing, copyediting, and proofreading, as well as edits for style guides and fact-checking. Together, they create a...

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