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How to use an ancient language in a novel

How to use an ancient language when writing a novel in modern English.

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How to avoid writing about a ‘banned’ topic

Here’s one way of ethically avoiding mentioning the corona virus if you’re writing a novel. ‘Ethically’ means not being sneaky,…

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How to solve an awkward, long winded and old fashioned piece of writing

Just a use of English problem and how to solve it, that might be useful for someone else who is…

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My cheap book cover design for self publishing experience part 1

Do you really have to have a good book cover for your novel? Or could you still sell it even…

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Writing with smart quotes aka curly quotes

I think that my quest for a free Linux and Windows word processor that can create smart quotes, sometimes called…