Category: editing books
The birth of a child called Prose
For an author, the job of being the parent of Prose means a never ending job.
The NEED to Edit – Part 6/6
The focus of the public schools is reading literacy—not editing literacy and reaching grade-level reading literacy for more than half of the students is a challenge.
The NEED to Edit – Part 5/6
As Amanda Hocking once said, editing is exhausting.
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The NEED to Edit – Part 4/6
There are 62 million avid readers in the United States. Most authors must write for this audience.
The NEED to Edit – Part 3/6
The other choice is to edit your own work with some help from friends as I did.
The NEED to Edit – Part 2/6
If the avid reader is distracted by too many mistakes, do not expect this audience to be forgiving.
The NEED to Edit – Part 1/6
Writing, revising and editing are part and parcel of an author’s work, especially if she doesn’t have a contract with a traditional publisher.
The Need to Edit – (Viewed as Single Page)
Most authors may have editing skills similar to Thomas Wolfe, who wrote longhand without the use of punctuation in addition to other mistakes that his editor, Max Perkins, fixed as he edited Wolfe’s work.