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The Art of Feedback and Disagreeing with Neil Gaiman

There are two things writers arguably love just as much as writing: talking about writing and looking for writing advice from famous authors. My roommate and I are both Professional Writing majors, and we just bought copies of Stephen King’s On Writing, fully intending to read the book from cover to cover.   Of course, […]

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Are Sensitivity Readers Valuable to the Publishing Process?

Have you ever heard of sensitivity readers? I hadn’t until a few months ago when I was stumbling around on the internet and came across a few articles discussing their relevancy. Sensitivity readers are what they sound like: people who are paid to read a novel and flag content that is offensive or inaccurately portrays […]

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So You Want To Be A Copyeditor… Or Developmental Editor… Or Proofreader?

When I first began editing, I used the word as a blanket term for pretty much anything I did. Corrected some spelling? Editing. Reworded a sentence that didn’t contain parallel structure? Editing. Commented to the author that I’d like to see more of a minor character who I thought could be important later on? Editing. […]

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What Every Freelancer Needs to Know: The Technical Stuff

New to the freelancing world? Been here for a little while but still don’t really know what you’re doing? You’re not alone. Freelancing is a tricky business, especially if you’re new to the game. From invoices to contracts to scheduling to taxes—it can be a doozy. Your friends at CCPI know that, and quite a […]

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The Beauty of Being an Editor-in-Chief

So what’s it like being the Editor-in-Chief of a twenty-year running literary magazine? Well, I’ll say it has its ups and downs. My name is Dominic, and I am the Editor-in-Chief of Willard & Maple, the literary magazine at Champlain College, where I am also a senior in the Professional Writing program.   I won’t lie: During any […]

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