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How to Choose an Editor and Other Writer Questions?

Do you have an editor? Who would you recommend? How much do they cost? How about a writing coach? Mentor? Do you know of any agents? Publishers? Writing groups? These are just a sample of the many questions I get asked all the time. All are very valid, but they're also difficult to answer. Photo… Continue reading How to Choose an Editor and Other Writer Questions?

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Now You Know the Four Edit *Must* Do’s –So Now Let’s Look at What’s Next.

Your book is done. Your four step edits are complete. 1. Read your manuscript2. Print your manuscript and red-pen edit.3. Rework the draft with red-pen edits4. Read you work aloud and correct. Go HERE to read the steps and details to those four steps. So now what? What we as writers need to realize is… Continue reading Now You Know the Four Edit *Must* Do’s –So Now Let’s Look at What’s Next.

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Four Easy Steps You *Must* Do For Your Best Ever Manuscript Edit

I'll be the first to admit that editing my own work is not my strong point. I avoid it as long as I can and then jump in with both feet. The funny thing is, that once I begin I really enjoy tightening up the sentences, correcting the voice, and adding tension to the scenes.… Continue reading Four Easy Steps You *Must* Do For Your Best Ever Manuscript Edit