Editing software can't replace a human editor, but if you present him with a well-edited, highly-polished text, an editor will be able to focus on your content and ideas rather than your syntax and word choice.

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NaNoWriMo’s Executive Director, Grant Faulkner, joined our December #BBchat Twitter Chat to discuss the revision process and what next steps writers should take with their novel in order to be successful.

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Your manuscript stands ready for professional editing. Or does it? Here is a list of manuscript mistakes that can hamper your editors efforts to improve your work and get it ready for publication.

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When you read for an author, what do you offer? These eight considerations form a kind of code of conduct that can help a writer and beta reader get the most from one another.

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These first-time authors agree: Professional editing is a must for every book, and BookBaby's editing service was the right choice.

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Writers of all stripes from around the world have been waiting for the Scrivener for iPad and iPhone release for years. Read on to prepare yourself for my dream come true.

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In an ideal world, your book's beta readers will give you feedback on these eight points. It helps if you ask them for this specific criticism in advance.

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