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Using the World of Englishes in Our Writing

A Guest Post by Chuck Litka

Like most self-published authors, I publish one English edition for the world. This means that some readers will find words spelled differently, or, dare I say, “wrong.”

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  1. Thanks, Audrey, for posting this piece on your site. I hadn’t realized just how many of my readers are from outside of the US until after it appeared on the Writers Supporting Writers blog and I looked into the Smashwords sales map. For me it is at least half of my readers.

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    1. You’re welcome, Chuck! WordPress is worldwide, and even beyond the English-speaking parts of it. I regularly exchange comments with people in the US, UK, Australia, and New Zealand. I don’t know exactly where all my book sales are, but they are in several different Amazon sites. I think this ability to connect with and deliver our writing to people all over the place is what makes self-publishing so rewarding (not financially, of course!)


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