Six Common Mistakes New Writers Make

Albert Einstein once said, “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” If you’re a new writer, you’ll inevitably make mistakes. We all make mistakes – especially when we’re embarking on a new path. Writing is no different. Over the past thirty years, we’ve learned a lot about writing and publishing […]

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The Making of a Bestselling Book

What is a bestselling book? As a writer, if you haven’t already achieved the status, you may have a goal, or perhaps just a hope, that one of your books will someday become a bestseller. A definition of the term is a good place to begin our discussion. The Oxford English Dictionary, arguably one of […]

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What should writers read?

Stephen King wrote, “If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write.  Simple as that.” And what writer these days could argue with Stephen King? Who would want to? We have two questions for you: What does a writer read?  And…What should a writer read? The short […]

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Mourning the Death of the Adverb

The following post first appeared in 2017 on Moonlight Press author Patricia J. Parsons’ blog. She shares it here to help other writers suffering the same loss! We feel her pain… “Think different.”  Apple ad “Drive safe.” Everywhere “Eat healthy.” So many ads. “Come quick.” What everyone seems to be saying Most writing style gurus […]

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Reading and Writing

Here at Moonlight Press we’re devoted to reading and writing. But we’re also devoted to publishing, which connects the two. As we begin our journey, we invite you along as we explore new ideas for writing, reading, and especially publishing.

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