The Word ‘Somehow’

The word somehow is often just filler in a manuscript. Take the sentence “The statue was somehow not what Jane had expected.” Jane was obviously expecting the statue to be something other than what she saw. But somehow doesn’t add anything significant.

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The Word ‘It’

It is not the shortest word in English, but it is pretty close. On the other hand, it is used fairly often. Do the previous sentences make the point? The first use is the main one, and each of the other two refers back to, and is a substitute for, that first occurrence. But it can be overused, as these sentences also demonstrate.

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How To Create a Memorable Book Title

One of the first things a potential book buyer notices is the title, sometimes along with the book-cover design. A memorable title can positively impact book sales. So, it’s important to “get it right”. However, that can be a daunting line item on your book-creation to-do list. Here are some suggestions.

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