Category: editing

Category: editing Friesen Press – thumbs down for editing

Okay, so you want to find a publisher for your book and Friesen Press looks good.  They do it all for you–for a price.   The books look good on the outside but the inside… Their ‘professional’ editing fees are $1.50 for 100 words so depending on your word count you are looking at quite an expense just to begin

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Category: editing Best Writer’s Editing Tool – AutoCrit Wizard

The best writer’s editing tool is here.  Easy editing all the way.  It’s a better mousetrap.  It’s the future, and the future is AutoCrit.  Wait, wait, don’t click the banner just yet; let me explain.  I’m not the best editor, and I’ll’ admit it.  There are just too many editing issues in a 100,000 word manuscript to catch every single

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Category: editing New Year Goals

For 2014 my new year goals are do-able, I think.  I am taking on the job of editor for Bookkus with another person–a tag team.  I do the technical stuff and she does the story and structure.  I found a new editing program online that will save me tons of time.  I’ll be putting my Voodoo Bully middle grade story

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Category: editing 10 Rules on Self-Editing – Basic First Draft Editing – Final 5

Of course there are more than 10 rules to self-editing however my list has easy first steps.  Anyone can do basic first 1st draft editing.  These are the last 5 of my 10.  Please, please, please do not submit your first drafts anywhere or show them to anyone.  It’s like showing a crude chunk of marble to someone and saying

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