One way to envelop your reader in a new world is to create (or appropriate) slang. Done clumsily, it can detract from your story, but Buffy and Firefly show how slang can add nuance to your story's universe.

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Some of the boldest, most adventurous writing is happening on TV. In this ongoing series, we deliver writing lessons gleaned from our favorite shows airing in the golden age of television.

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Here's the first post in a series that will focus on writing lessons authors can glean from some of the great shows airing in this golden age of TV.

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If a music artist wants to record someone else’s song, there is a set fee for that use, but rights and fees are entirely up to the publisher when it comes to printing lyrics in books. If you don't want to violate US Copyright Code, read on.

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Part two of our school assemblies series focuses on getting speaking gigs and what you can do to maximize book sales and positive promotion when you get them.

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A school assembly provides a wonderful platform for promoting your book and introducing yourself to your audience, but you'd better be ready to put on a show.

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