Want to learn more about the power of fine-tuning your sentences to improve your writing? Join BookBaby and Jocelyn Pruemer on Wednesday, October 21 at 4 pm ET for a special Twitter Q&A where we’ll talk about the best ways to find the weaknesses in your writing and how to fix them.

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Generic descriptions and recurring sentence structures lead to a rather boring read. Editing with a focus on more interesting word choices and sentence structures can improve your writing and make it shine.

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With the help of some of the speakers at this year’s San Francisco Writer’s Conference, BookBaby is putting together a free PDF guide on the craft of writing.

Author Constance Hale contributed an article from her website (Sin and Syntax) called “Secrets for Sinful Prose” which I thought was worth sharing now for its own sake, and to give you a sneak peak at some of the content we’ll be featuring in the guide.

In Secrets for Sinful Prose, Constance shows how to make every part of a sentence work for you. How should you choose adjectives, verbs, adverbs, and prepositions?  Where should you put them in the sentence, And why?

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