Posts Categorized: Editing

A New Decade, New Dreams

It’s the New Year! (how is it 2020? seriously… it feels like just yesterday everyone was freaking out about Y2K…) Anyway, it’s that time of year again, the time when I look back at the year behind me and look forward at the year ahead, reminisce fondly about all the things I thought I’d get done, and… Read more »

Content Editing, Line Editing, Proofreading… Oh My!

  Last week, we talked about the absolute necessity of editing and learning how to develop a thick skin as an author in order to make certain that your book is the best it can possibly be. Today we’re going to talk a little bit about the different KINDS of editing out there. There are… Read more »

Scaling the Cliffs of Insanity

If writing a novel is like hiking up Everest, editing that novel can often feel like scaling the cliffs of insanity… while Vizzini is sawing away at the rope you’re clinging to. Today I’m going to share a little “behind the page” peek at my editing process. I’m going to show you a progression of a portion… Read more »

I Am Silently Correcting Your Grammar

A couple of years ago, I wrote a post titled “I am not silently correcting your grammar.” You can find it HERE. In the post, I talk about how I am not constantly on the lookout for typos and errors in emails, spoken conversation, facebook posts, or comments. Everything I wrote in that post is still… Read more »