Editors come in many forms, but most editors will offer more than one type of editing service. Didn’t know there was more than one? There are. If you did, you might wonder what editing you’ll need. Editors should offer an overview of what to expect in the services they offer, and if you haven’t […]
By the time you’re ready for an editor, you’re probably ready to just get rid of the manuscript. I know I was. Well, this might be the hardest part of your revision process because this is where the trained pair of eyes digs in and breaks everything down, depending on what editing tier you choose. […]
When your editor returns your manuscript, you’re going to be excited, nervous, and maybe a little upset for a moment when you see all the red. Don’t worry, that’s normal. But, this red isn’t figurative. If you sent your manuscript as a Microsoft Word document, your editor likely used “Track Changes,” which is the most […]
Writing is a subjective art. Some people love reading first-person, and others love reading an objective perspective. Some readers hate authors after discovering a tragic ending, while others love the twist and realism it provides. A controversial topic that many writers still struggle with, including me, includes the use or avoidance of passive voice. I’ve […]
Some of you know it as the serial comma and others know it as the Oxford comma. It’s known as the Oxford comma because it was originally used at Oxford University. Now, if you already know what the serial comma is, you might have noticed that some of my posts have the comma while others […]
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