January 26, 2015

Working with the right editor can sometimes feel magical. She gets your ideas and fine-tunes them until they sound exactly the way they did in your head. He puts a name to that plot problem you were having halfway through your book and helps you come up with a brillian...

January 19, 2015

I edit a lot of books, and I see a lot of errors, but the same few mistakes crop up over and over again. For this week’s blog post, I am going to review the three most common errors I encounter to help you eliminate them from your writing.

Dangling modifiers: A modifier...

January 12, 2015

“Editing is a conversation, not a monologue.” ~Author and Editor Susan Bell

When my daughter was applying to college, she kept asking me where I thought she should go. I couldn’t give her an answer, obviously, because I’m not her. Only she could really know where she be...

January 5, 2015

You’ve finished your book and can’t wait to get into the hands of your readers. You know the book is fantastic, but how do you convince book buyers that they want to read your book instead of the many other books they could choose? You write a great book blurb, that’s...

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