‘editing’ Category

Stephanie Barko, Literary Publicist: Book Promo Class video

Stephanie Barko, Literary Publicist presenting her Promotional Panorama Workshop to members of the Writers’ League of Texas at St. Edward’s University in Austin on 5/25/13. Videography by Nicole... (more)

Historical Fiction: A Conversation with my Clients’ Favorite Editor, Lori Handelman

Lori Handelman holds a doctorate in psychology from The University of Texas at Austin, and was most recently Senior Acquisitions Editor for Oxford University Press.  Her services include manuscript evaluation,... (more)

Editing Fiction

Today my guest is fiction editor extraordinaire and award winning blogger Helen Ginger. Helen teaches public speaking as well as writing and marketing workshops. In addition, her free ezine,... (more)

Types of Editing

The Four Types of Editing The Northwest Independent Editors Guild has defined four types of book editing.   1. Developmental Editing Any or all of the following: a.)... (more)

Guest Post: Brooke Monfort, Historical Fiction Coach / Editor

Today as my guest I welcome Brooke Monfort, Fiction Coach and Editor. Brooke is going to share with us her experience of coaching debut historical fiction writers. COACHING... (more)

10 Tips for Tightening Your Writing

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1. Eliminate redundancy 2. Eliminate unnecessary qualifiers and modifiers 3. Simplify verbiage 4. Vary sentence length 5. Break up paragraphs or sections that run too long 6. Use... (more)

The How/When/Why/Costs When Hiring an Editor

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Think of yourself as a race car driver and your book as the high performance vehicle. You’re in control of its destiny, guiding it through every hairpin turn.... (more)