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Quick Link: What It’s Actually Like to Work With a Book Editor

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Hopefully if you have already published you know the answer to this question, but if you have never worked with a book editor Blake Atwood at The Write Life shares his experiences. ~ * ~ What It’s Actually Like to Work With […]

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Quick Links: Looking for a Book Editor? Here’s How Much You Should Expect to Pay

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. If you have never hired a book editor and are curious at how much they cost or want to compare what you have paid, then read on for Blake Atwood’s post at The Write Life. Be warned, you might want to gird […]

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Quick Links: Ultimate Guide: Structural Editing For Your Novel

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Can you over edit a manuscript? I mean I am sure it is possible but most of the time the problem is not enough editing, and not enough of the right kind of editing. Author Helen Scheuerer from Writer’s Edit helps with […]

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Quick Link: 5 Steps to a Thorough Book Edit

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Editing a manuscript can be cringe inducing, right up there with getting a root canal.  But it needs to be done to move you forward.  Good thing Liberty Speidel has some great tips so you can do a thorough job and perhaps […]

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Quick Link: 3 Questions to Ask When Revising

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Into ever writer’s life there is a time for revisions. Sarah Ahiers has a couple of questions to keep in mind as you do the revision to make sure you are putting out quality work. Just go to Writer’s Digest to learn all […]

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Author Tools: Improving Your Writing With AutoCrit by Pat Haggerty

Author Tools – things to help you get your writing done Any tool that can help authors refine and edit their writing is a good thing. AutoCrit isn’t free but it is designed to help authors self-edit their work. I don’t think it would take the place of a professional editor, but it would be […]

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Quick Link: 8 Tips for Editing Other Writers’ Work (While Remaining Friends)

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. We have a tendency to surround ourselves with people who are like us, that have the same interests and hobbies. But when you are a writer and your friends are writer, it can get tricky. How can you tell someone you cherish […]

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Quick Link: 6 Tips for How to Organize Your Novel’s Edits

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. When you write software, you use different version to help track changes, deal with problems, and find code that the user now wants back. Writing a story is similar. You will have different sets of feedback from different beta readers, editors, and […]

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Quick Links: How To Prepare for Self-Publishing – Editing

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. This is part of a series on self-publishing by Catherine Dunn over at Digital Book World, so bookmark for future reference . One of the best things a self-publishing author can do is to make sure they have a quality product for consumers. […]

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Quick Links: How do you become an editor?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Have you ever thought of becoming an editor and helping other writers shape their work? Roz Morris at Nail Your Novel shares the different types of editor and what it takes to become one. ~ * ~ How do you become an editor? […]

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Quick Links: Six Ways To Self-Edit & Polish Your Prose

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I am a firm believer in hiring a professional editor.  That said, you want to put your best effort forward and do as much as you can. Lucky for us, Kristen Lamb is here to help us with self-editing tips so you […]

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Quick Links: How to Survive the Edit Letter

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Writing is a very personal thing. So it is easy to see why people have difficulty with feedback. It’s like getting immunization shots, you know you need them but it’s going to hurt.  One way to get good feedback is working with […]

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Quick Link: Editing seminar snapshots: How much should you budget for editing your book? And how should you choose an editor?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Roz Morris on her blog, Nail Your Novel, wrote a great post about how to choose an editor that is right for you.  Check it out, and let us know what tips you have for finding quality people to work on your […]

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10 Writing Lessons I Learned While Creating Self-Editing Success

Today I am sharing with you a post from The She’s Novel Blog by Kristen Kieffer, who can’t take a bad picture. Kristen shares with us some insights that she gathered while doing research for her next course. Full disclosure Kristen and I have no relationship, I just really liked this article and thought you […]

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Get Your First 10 Pages Critiqued by an Agent — Next Agent One-on-One Boot Camp Starts February 18, 2016

Hey the next Agent One-on-One Boot Camp called “Your First 10 Pages.”  is coming up! You have until February 18, 2016 to sign up. Head on over to the Writer’s Digest site and get the details from Chuck Sambuchino. This is a good resource even if you don’t plan on looking for a literary agent. […]

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