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Word Frequency Counters – An Essential Tool for Writers

You punch out a hundred-thousand words of brilliant prose. How many different words do you think are contained in your work? I’ve found that I use about six to seven-thousand words in each of my manuscripts. Of course, walk, walked,

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Format for Submitting a Manuscript

While there is no absolute standard in the industry, the following specifications for preparing your manuscript will be acceptable to most agents and publishers, and is the format you must use for submissions to Comfy Chair Publishers. Whatever word processor

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Self Editing: The First Draft is Only the Beginning

Once you’ve typed that last line, sit back, breathe deeply, and take great pride. Many people say, “I’d like to write a book,” but you’ve just accomplished what 99%+ never will. Whether your work will be published or not, you’ve

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