Posts by Georgina Roy

How to Communicate Your Author Brand Effectively

How to Communicate Your Author Brand Effectively

By on Apr 16, 2017 in Sales and Marketing

It has become imperative, especially in recent years with the rise of self-publishing, that every author works on his or her own author brand. Yes, this made a lot of writers wring their hands through their hair, because all of a sudden, your profession just got the words ‘marketing specialist’ on your list of necessary skills to be successful, right along with...

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5 Reasons Why Your Protagonist Needs to Have Imperfections

By on Apr 12, 2017 in Fiction, Writing Tips

It’s a fact of life that people are imperfect. In real life, we have flaws, insecurities and phobias that can sometimes take over our daily lives and become a part of us. When writing fiction, it’s very easy to fall into the trap of creating the perfect protagonist that is always confident, self-aware and makes no mistakes. However, it is important to remember that...

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5 Ways to Edit Your Own Writing Like a Pro

By on Apr 11, 2017 in Self-Publishing Tips

Writing is a process that is uplifting, fulfilling and is what the writer loves to do. Or at least, that’s the way it should be. However, once the writing of the initial draft is done, the next step is to edit it. And yes, this is true even if you’re not self-publishing your book and have an editor at a publishing house at hand. Keep in mind that the better...

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5 Qualities that Make a Great Writer

By on Apr 9, 2017 in Self Help

Some writers live the dream of being published. They have fans and readers who let them know if they are good or not. They have editors and agents to tell them what they are doing right and what they are doing wrong. Mainly, they have fans that help make everything better. On the other hand, it’s easy for unpublished writers to feel inadequate, because when...

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How to Use Commas the Right Way

By on Apr 7, 2017 in Grammar, Writing Tips

The comma is mostly used, in many languages and contexts, to separate parts of a sentence like clauses, items in lists, and to offset nonessential clauses. As such, the comma is most often misused in writing. The improper use of the comma makes the writer seem uneducated and discredits his or her writings. Below are some of the rules for using commas the right way....

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