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Redefining Success as an Author

Redefining Success as an Author Lynn Miclea Many new writers and authors often wonder what it takes to be considered a success as an author. How many books do they need to sell before they are considered successful? How much … Continue reading

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Writing Tip:  HOMONYMS

Homonyms, Homophones, and Homographs People often mix up the terms homonyms, homophones, and homographs. Although these terms are similar and have an overlap, they have specific meanings. This should help to keep them straight. Basically, homonyms sound the same and … Continue reading

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Writing Tip: IMPLY versus INFER

Imply versus Infer People often mix up the words imply and infer. Although they are similar, these words have different meanings and are used differently. This should help to use them correctly. *** Imply means to suggest or state something … Continue reading

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Writing Tip:  I, HE, SHE vs. ME, HIM, HER

I, He, She, They versus Me, Him, Her, Them People often mix up when to use the words I, he, she, and they, or me, him, her, and them. They are different parts of speech and there are specific times … Continue reading

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Writing Tip: LIGHTNING versus LIGHTENING

Lightning versus Lightening People often mix up the words lightning and lightening. They may sound similar, but these words mean different things and are also different parts of speech. Hopefully this will help to use them correctly. *** Lightning is … Continue reading

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Manifesting

A short story based on the image shown from a prompt from Writers Unite! – February 2022 Manifesting A short story by Lynn Miclea Alec sat down to write, excited about his new story. The thriller he was writing would … Continue reading

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Writing Tip:  ATTAIN versus OBTAIN

Attain versus Obtain People often mix up the words attain and obtain. They may sound similar and have somewhat similar meanings, but these words are used differently. *** Attain means to achieve, accomplish, get an achievement, or reach a goal, … Continue reading

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Writing Tip: THAT, WHICH, and WHO

That, Which, and Who People often mix up the words that, which, and who. Although similar in use, there are specific times each word should be used. For that and which, the proper word to use depends on whether the … Continue reading

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Writing Tip: STATIONERY versus STATIONARY

Stationery versus Stationary People often mix up the words stationery and stationary. Although these words sound the same and there is only one letter different, they are different parts of speech and have different meanings and uses. This should help … Continue reading

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Writing Tip: COUNSEL versus COUNCIL

Counsel versus Council People often mix up the words counsel and council. Although these words sound the same, they have different meanings and uses. This should help to use them properly. *** Counsel can be a noun meaning advice or … Continue reading

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