• All
  • Copyediting
  • Editing
  • Proofreading
  • Punctuation
  • Self-editing
  • Writing
All
  • All
  • Copyediting
  • Editing
  • Proofreading
  • Punctuation
  • Self-editing
  • Writing

Break Between Work

When you have time in between jobs, it can be pretty stressful. Money isn’t coming in, and you may feel some anxiety about not being busy. Of course you can spend the time marketing for other jobs, but there are some other options for how you can spend your time …

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Story Conflict

A successful story must have conflict. No one wants to read a story where everything goes exactly according to plan and everyone is happy all the time; that’s boring. It’s often easier to understand what to do by understanding what not to do. Here I’ll talk about what not to …

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Why Is Editing So Expensive?

A freelance editor discusses the reasons why editing is so expensive and suggests looking at editing as an investment in your future career rather than a cost.

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Book Mapping as an Editing Tool

Learn to use book mapping as a tool to analyze your book and identify areas where you can improve.

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The Editing Process

When you’re new to the publishing process, the various types of editing and proofreading and the timing of each can be overwhelming. In this blog, I’ll help clarify the process—what the types of editing involve and when you should do each. Self-Edit the First Draft You’ve just finished your first …

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Using Commas, Part 3

I’ve covered rules on commas for the last two months (February and March), and this one will finish out the series. Don’t worry, there are some easy ones this time! I know last month’s blog was a doozy. As I mentioned previously, the overall goal of the comma is to …

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