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Your Reader is Smart

The joy of reading is in the discovery. When you over-explain, you rob your readers of that pleasure—they want to piece some things together on their own! It’s not only an enjoyable part of reading. It’s also a

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Just Say No

Writing obliterates our comfort zones–we share buried stories, explore others’ perspectives, and pour our hearts onto the page, hoping readers will treat them with care.

But while we expect some vulnerability, we often forget to embrace one

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Is Your Story Worth Telling?

Our authors tell us again and again how healing the ghostwriting process was–how it helped them uncover new perspectives and find the words for feelings they’d been holding inside for years.

Every story is different. You

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Proofreading is Not Revising.

What’s the difference between revising and proofreading?

The answer is a huge, intimidating chasm. Proofreading takes the sentences as they come, checking for grammar and spelling errors. Many people also take this opportunity to make sure they’ve

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Sharing Effective Draft Feedback

After clicking “send” on the email to return your draft to DAS, you lift the mug to your lips for the last few drips of coffee. You stretch your arms above your head and finish getting ready for

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