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When to Use Whom in Your Writing

It’s a favorite correction of those with impeccable grammar knowledge, yet it’s still widely misunderstood by writers and readers of the English language all over the world… When should you use who, and when should you use whom? First, a little history: The word who derives from the Old English hwā, which was commonly used […]

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AutoCrit Weekly Writing Roundup

Weekly Writing Roundup – July 21

We’re getting protective of our friends and fans in this week’s Roundup, so listen up as… The Writer’s Ally talk tough in Part 1 of How to Avoid Publishing Scams The tough talk continues with Understanding Book Distribution (How to Avoid Publishing Scams, Pt. 2) Sharon Bially for Writer Unboxed reveals The Secret Promo Power […]

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Ask the Editor: Robbi Sommers Bryant

In this episode of Ask the Editor, we’re joined by the talented Robbi Sommers Bryant! Having worked as a professional, multi-genre editor since 2011, Robbi has also been published both traditionally and through self-publishing. Her award-winning books include a novella, four novels, five short-story collections, and one book of poetry. Published in magazines including Readers […]

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Readability Scales: Do They Matter and Which Do You Trust?

Flesch-Kincaid, Gunning Fog, reading ease, grade level… if all this sounds like gibberish to you, you’re not alone. Some, however, you’ll probably recognise as terms which describe the level of your writing’s readability. The question is: How important is it to understand your readability score, and what does it mean for your story? Before we […]

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AutoCrit Weekly Writing Roundup
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AutoCrit Weekly Writing Roundup

Weekly Writing Roundup – July 07

In this week’s Writing Roundup… Bryan Hutchinson at Positive Writer tells us How to Become a Prolific Writer While Holding Down a Day Job. Daily Writing Tips offer a few interesting creative ideas with Making the Most of Palindromes. Sarah Fox joins Well Storied to bring you Seven Things Editors Wish Authors Knew. Don’t forget: […]

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Writing is the Only Magic I Still Believe In: A TEDx Video with Jarred McGinnis

Monday often feels like the most dreary day of the week, regardless of the weather… so today we’re handing the blog over to a video that manages to at once be entertaining, humorous, insightful, motivational and inspirational. Speaker Jarred McGinnis is co-founder of literary variety night The Special Relationship, and in this short 10-minute presentation […]

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