All posts tagged developmental editing

February 5, 2015, Leave a Comment

If you’re a first-time author (or even if you’re a seasoned one), the importance of developing a positive working relationship with a great editor can’t be overstated.

What should you have figured out about your book when the page is blank?

Prospective Novelists: What to Know Before You Start Writing

June 6, 2014, Leave a Comment

Writing a manuscript is a complicated process, and while it’s tempting to just go for it when you feel like you have the beginnings of something gre ...

What kind of work goes into preparing your book?

Tips for Preparing Your Self-Published Book

June 4, 2014, Leave a Comment

Self-publishing can be a tricky business. While it definitely holds its own merits and rewards, it also comes with a set of guaranteed challenges—ch ...

How do you experiment with writing styles?

How to Find Your Writing Style

May 26, 2014, Leave a Comment

Any writer will know that finding a style that sounds fresh but also feels genuine is not always an easy task. You don’t want to labor over somethin ...

  • What do you find helpful in researching your book?
    Researching Your Novel
    May 21, 2014, Leave a Comment

    While writing a novel is a creative process, it requires a solid foundation, or the finished product will not ring true to its readers. A good novel will always be […]

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    Services for Memoir Writers
    May 16, 2014, Leave a Comment

    It’s one thing to have led an interesting life and believe it will make a good read, and another to actually get it down on the page and then onto […]

  • What do you look for in an editor?
    Working with an Editor
    May 5, 2014, Leave a Comment

    Sometimes working with an editor can be hard, this is a person you’ve hired to keep you in check, and that can sometimes result in disagreements. Keep in mind that […]