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Practical insights for writers from Jessica P Morrell

From an editor’s desk: Accuracy and how not to screw up sight lines, fisticuffs, and body blows

I taught virtual workshops last month and before teaching one on editing, I was asked to comment on typical mistakes, red flags, and screw-ups that are easily noticed in manuscripts. I’m going to list them here, starting with something that drives me kind of batty. File it under A for Accuracy. Forget Hollywood, John Wick, […]

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