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Before You Send Your Manuscript to an Editor









Techniques for easy and effective to self-edit you can implement—today!

In this free e-book, you will learn:

  • why the 10 % rule works—always.
  • how to identify redundancies—”Déjà vu all over again” [Yogi Berra]!
  • what the historical present is and how to use it properly.
  • how cause-and-effect relationships are crucial to creating meaning.
  • why chronology and time sequencing can make or break a memoir.
  • what “suspension of disbelief” is and why you should pay attention to it.
  • why you should take the possibilities and the pitfalls of using flashbacks seriously.

These—and more—best self-editing practices have been packed into this free e-book.


A gift for you...
...because you need to get your memoir written. This little book will focus you to complete your memoir.
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