A Manuscript Review: Your First Step to Becoming a Published Author

At Mill City Press, we know your book deserves the best editorial experience to bring it to life. This is why our editors offer a Manuscript Review for all authors publishing with us. Through a Manuscript Review, an editor will become thoroughly acquainted with a piece to provide beneficial feedback for you as an author.

Author of the Month: David Langan Shares His Story of Love, Loss, and Hope

Meet David Langan, a man who served for over twenty years as a pilot in the United States Air Force. He met and married the love of his life halfway through his military career, raised two children, and graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary with a master’s in biblical studies. Now, he puts his extensive knowledge

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What is a Trope, and Should I Use It in My Writing?

You’ve probably heard the term “trope” thrown around in discussions about storytelling and writing techniques. But what exactly is a trope, and how can you effectively use them in your writing? In this blog post, we'll explore the definition of a trope, examine how to incorporate them into your writing, and discuss the debate about

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Lay and Lie: How to Correctly Use Each Word

The English language can be confusing—especially when it comes to words that are similar in spelling and meaning. One such pair of words is lay and lie. These two words are often used interchangeably, but they actually have different meanings and uses. In this blog post, we’ll explore the difference between lay and lie, when

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Using a Writing Planner to Stay on Top of Your Goals

Writing, especially a long-form project like a novel or a memoir, takes a bit of planning and a lot of follow through. With so many moving parts to keep track of, it can be easy to get distracted by the weeds and lose sight of where you’re headed. That's where a writing planner can be

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