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Judy L Mohr (Writer and Podcaster)
Writer and Freelance Editor, and just plain crazy
Writer and Freelance Editor, and just plain crazy
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Before you complain about #Facebook leaking your personal data, check your settings & posts.

Facebook and Zuckerberg have found the news again, but this time it's about sharing data with the Chinese. This is not exactly a surprise, especially after what was revealed earlier this year. Lawmakers and government officials have the right to be up on…
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Tip of the Day: Query blurbs mimic back cover blurbs. #querytip #edittip

A query is only meant to entice. It's not meant to give away the entire plot. Query blurbs about a story should be close to what would go on the back cover blurb.
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Revisiting a favorite: Robot Ethics with @sean_welsh77 #podcasts #robotics #science

Due to one of us losing their voice and the other moving house, Jessie and I decided that there won't be new episode of Conversations in Science for June 2018. Instead, we're revisiting an old favorite. I'm talking about when Jessie and I spoke with Sean…
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Tip of the Day: There is a fine line between too little and too much backstory. #writetip #edittip #amwriting #amediting

Editors often complain about too much exposition, generally referring to too much backstory and setting descriptions. However, there is a fine line between too little and too much backstory. The exact level needed will depend on a combination of factors:…
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#CockyGate and #Trademark Hell: Enough is Enough! The #bullying has to stop! #SocialMedia

I have been watching what is going on with #CockyGate, stunned by the train wreck that is gripping the publishing industry by storm. What started as one woman's horrible mistake (and lack of understanding of trademark law) has blown up into a full-scale…
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Tip of the Day: Start with plot and character. #writetip #edittip #amwriting #amediting

When delving into the editing of a new manuscript, you should start with plot and character. Some writers are happy to focus on characters, however, other writers find that their plots drive their character development. There is nothing wrong with either…
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To Review or Not To Review? It is a dilemma. #books #indie #reviews #WritersLife

The topic of reviews has come across my feeds a lot over the past few weeks, and I find myself feeling like a broken record, giving the same advice over and over. Between the ethically borderline practices of some, the professional dilemmas of others, and…
To Review or Not To Review?
To Review or Not To Review?
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Tip of the Day: Get beta readers outside your genre too. #edittip #pubtip #books

When getting others to beta read your manuscript, you want to get a range of readers. Yes, get some who also write in your genre, but get some who write outside your genre too. And don't forget the reader responses from non-writers too.
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Tip of the Day: Only mind readers know another's thoughts. #amwriting #amediting #writetip

Unless your POV character within a scene is a mind reader, they won’t know what other characters are thinking, unless those characters vocalize their thoughts. Avoid the head bopping.
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When even your mother won't read your #blog, you need to look at what you're doing. #blogging #writerslife

I have been blogging for a few years now, with the first blog post on my personal blog dating back to March 2015. (Wow, 3 years? Has it really been that long?) Many things have changed over the years, all in the efforts of me trying to find my stride.
My…
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