Posts Tagged "Editors"

3 Things an Acquisitions Editor Wants You to Do to Help Organize Your Novel by Janyre Tromp

3 Things an Acquisitions Editor Wants You to Do to Help Organize Your Novel by Janyre Tromp

By on Nov 22, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

In my day job, I’m an editor. I love my job—it’s the best job in the world. So you’d think my favorite part of being a writer is the editing. But it isn’t. As a writer, I’m an unorganized, inconsistent, rabbit-trailing nightmare—my editor-self’s worst nightmare. But as an editor, I know organization is cornerstone to creating a book readers enjoy and acquisitions...

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5 Keys to Smooth-Sailing with an Editor  by Janyre Tromp

5 Keys to Smooth-Sailing with an Editor by Janyre Tromp

By on Sep 23, 2017 in Blog | 4 comments

Navigating the world of publishing and writing can feel a bit like sailing the open waters without a map…in the middle of a storm. It might feel like there’s nothing to do but batten down the hatches and pray for the best. But here’s a secret: Editors aren’t blowhards in the sky eager to destroy you or your work with bolts of lightning. Editors (for the most part)...

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I Love Editors by Susie Finkbeiner

I Love Editors by Susie Finkbeiner

By on May 1, 2017 in Blog | 4 comments

Let’s face it, editors get a bad rap. In movies they are cold, calculating souls out to destroy the very lives of writers. In the minds of new writers, editors can only say the word “no” and possibly a string of insults. They have the reputation of being mean, writer hating perfectionists who make it their business to shred any manuscript which...

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Five Tips for Finding the Right Editor by Karin Beery

Five Tips for Finding the Right Editor by Karin Beery

By on Oct 26, 2016 in Blog | 5 comments

Earlier I addressed the topic of understanding editing – what’s the difference between a macro, line, and copy edit. That post inspired this comment: “Do you have any tips for finding an editor or a fair way to judge their skill/your teamwork potential? I wouldn’t want to waste an editors time if we won’t work well together or don’t see eye to eye.” I didn’t think I...

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Learn How to Submit Your Writing With Confidence by Peter DeHaan

Learn How to Submit Your Writing With Confidence by Peter DeHaan

By on Oct 3, 2016 in Blog | 2 comments

At the 2016 Breathe Conference author, publisher, and editor Peter DeHaan will give a workshop presentation: “Submit with Confidence: Remove the Worry and Pain When Pitching to Magazines and Websites.” He will also be available to schedule one-on-one meetings with other attendees. _______________________________________________________________________ I am a writer....

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