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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

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Kudos to Chris Spurvey, a Successful Client

Congratulations to Chris Spurvey, a copyediting client of mine who has sold 10,000 copies of his book, It's Time to Sell: Cultivating the Sales Mind-Set, in its first 30 days of availability. His success has even been recognized in a Forbes article written by Cheryl Conner. As an added bonus for me, that article included the following kind words that relate to my work on his book and his blog posts: The book is Spurvey’s own voice and his own authentic story in every chapter and verse. He gingerly stepped up to the plate and tried his hand with a series of blogs. . [...]

By | January 31st, 2016|Business, Nonfiction, Writing Tips|0 Comments

LGBT Language Tips for Authors and Editors

As an author or editor, do you have questions about appropriate LGBT language? Let's test your knowledge with a brief quiz (answers are given after the quiz): Do you know where to find LGBT language guides? Yes/No What should you consider in deciding which singular pronoun to use to refer to an individual? Should you ever use the word "homosexual"? Which of the following nouns and noun phrases are accepted terms for people whose gender identity, expression, or behavior is different from those typically associated with their assigned sex at birth? transgendered person, transgendered man, transgendered woman transgender man, transgender [...]

By | April 23rd, 2015|Fiction, LGBT, Nonfiction, Resources, Writing Tips|4 Comments

Tips for Writing an Effective Press Release

My blog posts thus far have focused on fiction writing and editing. For a change of pace, let’s talk about business writing. Working in investor relations at a large company, I had firsthand experience with press releases, especially those in which we announced our quarterly financial results. Recently I’ve done some further thinking (and research) on how best to structure press releases, and I’ve compiled a set of tips which I hope you find helpful. 1. Be newsworthy To create a newsworthy press release, you need to put yourself in the target audience’s shoes. Most good press releases are issued [...]

By | November 25th, 2014|Business, Nonfiction, Nonprofit, Writing Tips|1 Comment