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What to Check Before You Hit Submit

We’ve talked about building worlds and creating in-depth characters. Even our secondary characters have backstories now. Our stories are written and edited. Now what? Before you submit, there is still an important step to seeing your work in print. It is the dreaded F word. Now, get your mind out of the gutter because that’s…
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August 11, 2017 2

Tips and Tricks to Save on Editing Costs

Editing. The hardest part of being an author. By FAR! And the place that you will find the most scammers out there to make a quick buck. Seriously, there isn’t a site I’ve been to that doesn’t have tons of people peddling questionable skills to authors. I have seen so many authors get badly burned…
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March 16, 2017 2

Is Your Book Ready for an Editor? A Checklist.

Some writers dash off a book with a great concept then they send it to an editor before it is ready.  Now this causes several issues.  The editor is holding a piece of work that she/he knows is not ready.  She doesn’t want to hurt the author’s feelings.  The editor also knows that if she…
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June 6, 2016 1