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Free Flash Fiction

I’ve just published a new section called Free Flash Fiction (including the story I Never Knew). Please feel free to read, share, and use however you wish as long as you give me credit and don’t sell any of the … Continue reading

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I Never Knew (short story for Pride)

There are so many reasons Pride is crucial. This doesn’t have a home, so I’m sharing it in honor of Pride. I Never KnewBy Eytan Bernstein Our parents named you Link. You thought that was hilarious. You always said, “I’m … Continue reading

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Editing Tips #6: Commas and the Word But

Editing Tips #6: Commas and the Word But I’m going to let you in on a secret: you don’t always need to use a comma before the word but. Many of us are in the habit of putting a comma … Continue reading

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Editing Tips #5: Antecedents

As writers, we usually know the intent behind the words we use. Unfortunately, this can cause us to miss ambiguity in our writing. That’s why it’s so important to establish clear antecedents. An antecedent is a word in a paragraph … Continue reading

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Editing Tips #4: Microagressions

For my fourth editing tips article, I’d like to talk about microaggressive language. Microaggressions are terms people use that convey hostility or disdain for marginalized groups. They can be intentional or unintentional. I covered gender in a previous post, so … Continue reading

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Editing Tips #3: Gendered Language

For my 3rd post on editing tips, I’d like to talk about gendered language. By gendered language, I am referring to the use of gendered nouns and pronouns when describing an unnamed individual or individuals – generic people on the … Continue reading

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Editing Tips #2: Filler Words

For my 2nd post on common editing issues, I’m going to talk about filler words.When talking about filler in writing, editors are referring to words and phrases that add no additional meaning to a sentence. The sentence would function fine … Continue reading

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Editing Tips #1: Passive Voice

I wanted to start a series of posts about common issues editors see again and again while editing manuscripts (including RPG manuscripts). Let me know if you find this valuable and if there are topics you’d like me to cover. … Continue reading

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Facebook Business Page

I’ve set up a FB business page to act as a hub for my copyediting and writing work. Check it out at https://www.facebook.com/gaming/EytanCBernstein

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My story Jace vs. the Incubi in Queer Sci Fi FF Anthology: Migration

My story Jace vs. the Incubi will appear in Queer Sci Fi’s flash fiction anthology Migration, which should be released a little later this summer.

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