Editing

Insights, advice and articles on the importance of editing your book before publishing.

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What Editing Software Can Teach You About Your Writing

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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How to be a good beta reader

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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Nine Ways Editing Software Can Improve Creative Writing

Editing software can improve your creative writing, and since you're alerted to corrections and suggestions, you can also expect to learn a lot and grow as a writer.
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Improve Your Writing: Become a Demanding Self-Editor

Being a demanding self-editor is a must if you want to be the best writer you can be. What's the point of pouring weeks, months, or years into a manuscript, then settling for something other than your very best work?
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If you don’t pay for book editing, it’s going to cost you

God only knows why Dr. Tony Lewis, the president of Christian Bible Institute and Seminary in Spring, Texas, didn’t get professional editing for his book. “Something was telling me I should have paid to have it edited,” he says. “Had I done that, it would saved me a lot of money in the long run.
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Root Out These Five Writing Mistakes Before You Publish

Self-editing a piece slated for publishing goes beyond spell-checking your work. These writing mistakes should also be addressed to ensure your writing is clear, vibrant, and effective.
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What To Expect From Copy Editing

Copy editing is the process of revising and correcting your written material to make it the best it can be. Before you head into the copy editing phase, here's a primer to help you understand what to expect and how to best prepare your written work for the process.

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