Copy Editing: Shining the Diamond in the Rough

Copy Editing: Shining the Diamond in the Rough

Why do you need a copy editor?Because you want the best story possible. You want to focus on the story and let someone else focus on the rest. That’s what a copy editor is for.Every good author needs an extra set of eyes, to catch what they may have missed. Someone...

On Continuity

I originally wrote this as a chapter in Mike Reeves-McMillan’s The Well-Presented Manuscript. I highly suggest you read the entire thing, which has much more meat than I provide here. I remember the day I knew what kind of editor I wanted to be. Sure, I knew how...
Sell Your Soul

Sell Your Soul

You may have noticed that while I was in Tanzania for the last month, I posted either not at all, or very little. I had some things like author interviews and reviews set up ahead of time, but left off other things like the bookstore completely. Well, now I’m...

InstaPot Experiment

NOTE: This post has absolutely nothing to do with reading, books, publishing, author assistants, or anything else remotely related to the book industry. It is a food post, nothing more. Normally, I would make a food post on G+ or FB, but I needed extra room and lots...
Geek Questioner Roundtable

Geek Questioner Roundtable

I got to participate in another Geek Questioner Podcast this past weekend. Check out the Roundtable with Charlie Hoover, Julia Piatt, and Erin Goss! The majority of The HufflePuff TimeLord is me and Erin giggling. Come laugh with us! Adriel Wiggins Continuity Editor...

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