Currently Browsing: Editing

Professional Editing from Brian A. Klems

A professional edit of your work is priceless and could be the difference between publication and the slush pile. Dear Fellow Writer,One of the most common mistakes we all make as writers is submitting our work to agents and publishers before it’s really ready. There’s value in self-editing, but...

Editing Is Necessary, Even If You Are An Editor

Editing is a must when you write. Even the best writers and editors need someone else to edit their work.  It is very easy when you are typing quickly to misspell or use the wrong spelling of a word. How do I know? I’ve done it! Even though it is best to have someone else proofread your material, when that...

Leaps of Faith

Originally published on www.writerschatstew.com by Sonja Hegman Publishing a book is terrifying. With memoir, one worries what their loved ones will think of them. With career/business books, one worries that people will call them a quack, a hack, a dumbass. With fiction, well, there’s a lot with...

Gordon Ramsay Will You Edit My Book?

by Sherrie Wilkolaski Radio Interview on Big Blend Magazine It’s official, I’m a workaholic. With that being said, you can imagine that I don’t have, or should I say, I don’t make much time to indulge in things like watching TV. With my busy work schedule, it isn’t at the top of my “to do” list. It’s...

The Query’s Bio Paragraph Explained and 2013 Guide to Literary Agents

  2013 Guide to Literary Agents View this email with images » 22ND ANNUAL EDITION 2013 Guide to Literary Agents The Most Trusted Guide for Finding an Agent 2013 Guide to Literary Agents |  Books & Downloads |  Become a VIP? |  Writer’s Digest Magazine ON TAP TODAY… • From the Editor:...

What It Means to Have Style

by Ellie Maas Davis “We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.” –Kurt Vonnegut When it comes to an author’s writing, style can only mean one of two things—one can be learned; the other, which is far more elusive, must be honed. And really, so we’re clear: it’s...

« Older Entries