I’ve decided to get down to business. I absolutely love editing. Content, flow, punctuation, proofing etc. I can help you. Requirements: Manuscript must be formatted to 8 1/2 x 11, double spaced in Times New Roman in Microsoft Word. Story genre and page count, once the manuscript has been formatted as stated above. I want … Continue reading Who Needs an Editor?
I have to be honest, I really don't know the mechanics of proofreading as a profession or if there's a system out there for it. I mean I'm sure there is but I haven't explored it...yet. Most likely there are expensive courses and / or classes you can take to become certified and get some … Continue reading A Passion for #Proofreading | A New Gig?
I've learned so much in past four years since I began this journey. I love writing and above all, telling great stories. However, I've recently been hit with some personal and family issues which require me to use my knowledge and creativity in ways that will assist me in keeping my lights on and a … Continue reading I’m Branching Out! Check Out My New #Author Services Page!
I've been both busy and lazy for a few days. I've just recovered from pneumonia and a bit of exhaustion set in. I realized I was pushing myself too hard, so besides a few hours at the Inn Saturday evening having some hard apple cider with my favorite crew, watching pre-season football, I slept this … Continue reading Sorry for my absence. Here’s my excuse note…
I should be jumping for joy right? I just finished the second round of edits for "The Blue Diamond." No, I'm really sad. I'm sad because I know it will be at least another month, maybe more before I can afford a professional proof reader/editor. I'm sad because I love this effing book so much … Continue reading Round Two Edits Complete. Why Am I So Sad?
Although I'm only 2/3 of the way through the second round of editing my manuscript at the moment, I believe it's time to begin the search for an editor. She's super clean already but I need her detailed. Here are some particulars on the job: 97,500 words Historical Fiction Soft edits; grammar and punctuation have … Continue reading The Editor Search Begins…Now.
Because I Love You Guys and I Love These Paragraphs Last night, I began my editing journey on my third novel and I'm already almost finished what I call, the soft edits. They're actually not so soft because they consist of punctuation, grammar and extra or missing words but to me, that's the easy part. … Continue reading Editing is for Lovers…of Editing