Editing Tools For Writers

Writers, whether they pursue traditional publication under the writer-agent model, publish under their own name, or sign with a smaller imprint, need to edit their work prior to submission. However, while some authors believe their background makes them a grammatical expert, the truth is no one should rely on a single set of eyes. Unfortunately, … Continue reading Editing Tools For Writers

5 Alternatives to Vellum, or How I Spent My Weekend

Vellum. It's not just for illuminated scrolls. For those of you not in the self-publishing world, or those newer to book formatting, Vellum is also a popular software option that helps magically transform your manuscript from a document processing file into something the non-publishing world might call a book. (This post includes affiliate links) I … Continue reading 5 Alternatives to Vellum, or How I Spent My Weekend

Reedsy and the editorial quest, part three: the final update

part threeThe following is the final installment in my hunt for the elusive editorial partner for my WIP using Reedsy. For those not familiar with the service, Reedsy, a database of freelance professionals with a focus on the publishing industry. This post contains affiliate links. As of last week's update, I'd received three responses to my … Continue reading Reedsy and the editorial quest, part three: the final update

Reedsy and the editorial quest, part two: the initial response

Last week I announced I was once again on the hunt for the elusive editorial partner for my WIP. The following is the results of my experience with Reedsy, a database of freelance professionals with a focus on the publishing industry. This post contains affiliate links. Using Reedsy's filters and resulting profiles as a guide, … Continue reading Reedsy and the editorial quest, part two: the initial response

How to Build a Readership with Blogging by Debby Gies and a progress update

I've finished my major re-writes and secondary edits for my upcoming sequel to An Uncertain Faith, entitled An Uncertain Confidence. This means the time has come to start talking with professional editors. Admittedly, I could have, and probably should have, already had this conversation in order to a spot in an editor's queue, but I … Continue reading How to Build a Readership with Blogging by Debby Gies and a progress update