NaNoWriMo Survival Guide – Ask A Ghostwriter

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portland, oregon, erick mertz, manuscript consultant, nanowrimoOur world seems full of organized challenges. Every one of them promises to help participants accomplish something bold and ambitious in a discrete amount of time. Whether it’s weight loss, getting organized, or quitting smoking, we want to meet great challenges, hopefully in a relatively short amount of time. For …

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Ask A Ghostwriter – Write The Series? Or The Book?

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fiction book editing services, mertz, erick, ghostwriter, portland oregonBack in early August, I had the opportunity to teach at Willamette Writer’s Conference in Portland, Oregon. One of my favorite parts of teaching is sitting on panels. They’re a chance to experience the different ways that my colleagues look at writing, publishing and editing. Providing high quality fiction book …

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Ask A Ghostwriter – Getting Published: Submission Tips

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erick mertz self publishing help portland oregonReady to send your manuscript out to publishers? If you’re serious about getting through the slush pile you need a little luck, but you also need a whole lot of self publishing help.

Sending out submissions can make anyone crazy. It’s a jungle out there. There are a few sure …

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Ask A Ghostwriter – Eavesdropping Scenes

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In This Week’s Ask A Ghostwriter Column, I Cover The Art Of Eavesdropping.

erick-mertz-ghostwriter-tips-portland-oregonRecently, I was editing a client’s fiction manuscript when I encountered a scene that centered around eavesdropping. The scenario was familiar. A bedraggled young woman caught between two potential suitors. She is standing on the threshold of …

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