Author Archives: Ron

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Host and producer of Ron's Amazing Stories since 2011.

7 Great Websites for Writers

Here is a reprint of an article I thought people might find useful.  Some of the entries are obvious, but a couple were new to me a thought it was worth a reprint.  It was orginally published on http://www.dailywritingtips.com/  7 Great … Continue reading

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So, you want to write a good paragraph

Most authors write a paragraph and really don’t think about it. The bottom line is that is how it should be (Automatic, to the point, clear and complete). But, what are the characteristics of a good paragraph? That is what … Continue reading

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Comma-on Comma Usage!

I was recently editing a memoir for a client and I had some questions about comma usage. I found an article on the internet that explained everything I needed to know. I am constantly amazed at how easy it is … Continue reading

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The Crazy Sounds of A Verses An – Can I scream now!?

I received an email from a listener of my podcast Ron’s Amazing Stories. He was criticizing my use of “an” verses “a”. I have always thought the usage was based on whether the next word in the sentence began with … Continue reading

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The Narrative Mode – An Editor’s Nightmare

In this article we are going to talk about the mode of narration. This is not a new subject, but it is most certainly misunderstood and in some cases misrepresented. I have seen hundreds of articles on the subject some … Continue reading

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Problem Words: Replacement words for story

One of the problems I run into all the time both here on the blog and over at Ron’s Amazing Stories is I am having to use the word “Story” a lot. I have tried to come use other words … Continue reading

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Brief guide: How to format a children’s book

I put this together for a client this past week and I thought I would post it here.  This is not the complete guide to set up your children’s book, but I believe it is a good place to start.  … Continue reading

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