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Interview with J. Steve Miller – the God Delusion

Today I’m interviewing J. Steve Miller concerning his recent book:  Richard Dawkins and His God Delusion: A preliminary critique of his truth claims. In an objective (not inflammatory) manner, Miller responds to the best-selling assault on Christianity, The God Delusion.  Miller is intimately acquainted with the issues he addresses, having studied religion and philosophy at […]

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Getting the Most out of Critiques

Critiques with purpose Peer critiques are a valuable tool in polishing up your writing, but it has to be done correctly to be effective. Writing is a lonely business, but publishing is a social world. You cannot go at it alone. Even the best writer can’t critique his/her way to perfection. You may know what […]

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Polishing your gems – 5 editing strategies (Part 3 of 3)

Using discernment in critique groups Critiques are often filled with both good and bad advice. For a writer, this can be confusing. Fellow writers sometimes attempt to impose their voice onto your work. Critiquing is not intended to cause writers to adopt a specific style of writing, but to identify problems that keep their voice […]

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Polishing your gems – 5 editing strategies (Part 2 of 3)

3. Helpful Tools There are a few helpful tools that assist writers in catching a large portion of mistakes. These tools will help you catch many errors, but the work is far from complete from our self-editing. Keep in mind, this is course grit polishing. These help smooth out the rough edges and find obvious […]

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Polishing your gems – 5 editing strategies (Part 1 of 3)

Once you finish writing your manuscript, the work of self-editing begins. Self-editing is the process of catching the obvious mistakes so you don’t waste critiquing time with the little stuff. A critique partner or an editor should only see your work after it’s polished as far as you can take it. With very few exceptions, […]

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