Consider gender-neutral pronouns . . .

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Why are styles in Microsoft Word important?

Don’t leave your manuscript without style . . . at least put some “clothes” on it! I receive a lot of manuscripts from self-published authors that have been manually formatted. That is, the manuscript is littered with unnecessary extra returns, spaces, tabs, etc., all used in an attempt to format. If you want your bookContinue reading “Why are styles in Microsoft Word important?”

I am a reader, and I judge a book by its cover.

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