Writer, Editor & Instructor

Jacquelin Cangro is a seasoned book editor, workshop leader, and writing coach. She provides guidance, inspiration, feedback, and accountability for dedicated fiction and narrative nonfiction writers. Jackie has helped dozens of gifted authors work toward their goals.

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Eleventh Annual Great Books to Give…And Get

Eleven years! Normally (haha!) I post a list of books that I've enjoyed during the year, but this year, I thought I'd do something a bit different. We’ve all been traveling a lot less. Maybe, like me, you've had to cancel a few trips. Without even realizing it, I've...

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31 Days of Writing Inspiration for 2021

Well, 2020 has felt like a marathon with a moving finish line. I usually love this time of year. The twinkle lights. The egg nog. The holiday movies I wrap myself in like a cozy blanket. But even at the end of a "normal" year, I'm often drained, running on empty and...

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Why Characterization Charts Don’t Work

No doubt you’ve seen them — the charts that allow you to get to know your novel’s characters by filling in the blanks. These charts prompt you with basic questions about each character: Siblings? Age? Education? Many writers spend hours diligently completing these charts and still don’t really know their characters.

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So the writer who breeds more words than he needs, is making a chore for the reader who reads.

Dr. Seuss

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