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your own writing

Editing Your Work: Things You Don’t See In Your Own Writing

It's easier to find flaws in someone else's work than it is in your own. There's a lot you can do to minimize errors and make your writing shine, but another set of eyes on your work is always a good idea.
editor's perspective

How To Read Your Writing From An Editor’s Perspective

Reviewing your writing from an editor's perspective can be a challenge, even for experienced writers. Here are strategies that can help you bring fresh eyes to your written work.
book editing

Does My Book Need Editing?

You won’t catch every error in your manuscript. Only one kind of magical spirit can pull off such wizardry — professional editors. You should hire one if you’re serious about this whole publishing thing.
writing mistakes

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.

Getting Your Manuscript Ready For An Editor

You may have typed "the end" on the last page of your manuscript, but it's not ready to be sent to your editor. These nine steps will help clarify what you need to do before you ship your book off for editing.
self-published book

How To Sabotage Your Self-Published Book (in five easy steps)

Too many self-published authors make common blunders that guarantee their books will receive negative reviews and no buzz. Here are five mistakes that will doom any self-published book.
book editing

The Importance Of Editing For The Self-published Author

Frank Moriarty's latest book takes you on a guided tour of Jimi Hendrix’s recorded output and injects history and context to your listening experience. In this video, Frank speaks about the importance of editing, especially for self-published authors.

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