• All
  • Business
  • Copyediting
  • Editing
  • Proofreading
  • Punctuation
  • Self-editing
  • Track Changes
  • Writing
All
  • All
  • Business
  • Copyediting
  • Editing
  • Proofreading
  • Punctuation
  • Self-editing
  • Track Changes
  • Writing

Punctuating Dialogue

Punctuating dialogue can be tricky. The rules aren’t consistent for each type of sentence, so that adds to the confusion. Use this guide to help you learn the basics of punctuating your dialogue. Dialogue Statements Dialogue tags are used to help clue in the reader on who is speaking and …

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Line Editing

Line editing isn’t as well known as other types of editing. Here I’ll discuss what’s involved with line editing and estimates on how much it costs to have a line edit performed. What Is Line Editing? Line editing is a review of the rhythm and flow of a manuscript. In …

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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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