Category Archive: A Note From the Coach

Oct 26

NaNoWriMo Prep Time!

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Are you ready for National Novel Writing Month? NaNoWriMo begins November 1! If you’ve tried it before you know it isn’t easy to write 50,000 words in a month. That’s 1667 words a day! Most people struggle to complete the challenge or end up with words that don’t make a lot of sense. They end …

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Aug 09

New Magazine Series by The Red Pen Coach Team!

Cover of RWR August 2016 edition

We are so happy with Redefining Success, the first part of our series on putting the joy back in your writing, appearing in the August edition of the Romance Writers Report! In this new five-article series, authors and editors Nancy Cassidy and Donna Alward show you how to bring the joy back into your writing—and how …

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Mar 18

We’re Growing!

The Red Pen Coach is growing again! We are so happy to announce three new editors joining our forces! Welcome to Shirley Jump, who has joined us as a content/developmental editor, and romance specialist. Her full bio can be found on the ‘Our Editors’ page, but Shirley is a talented romance author, having published over sixty …

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Jan 10

Touching Testimonial

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I received a touching testimonial recently that simply made my day. I’m adding it to the testimonial page, at least part of it, but I thought I would really like to post the whole thing here, and simply say it made my week a lot nicer.  Nancy From beginning to end publishing a novel is …

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