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Thing- Find a word that communicates what you mean without using this generic filler. If you need help, here are seventeen synonyms. That- If your sentence includes “that,” take it out and see if the sentence still makes sense. If it does, take it out. If “that” is referring to a person, change it to …
How I Self-Edit My Novels: 15 Steps From First Draft to Publication - Helping Writers Become Authors
To create the best story possible, we have to not just spend the time to prep and write a book, but also the months and even years necessary to self-edit out all its rough spots.
Editing Check List
A simple checklist for students to use when editing their longer writing assignments. Can be used by either the student themselves or by a peer editor. The editing is broken down into three sections to check: Mechanics Grammar Style
Editing in Layers: Seven Things to Search For In Your Manuscript
by Stephanie Morrill Stephanie writes young adult contemporary novels and is the creator of GoTeenWriters.com. Her novels include The Re...
How to Edit: 25 Tips for Improving Your Writing (Plus an Editing Checklist)
Learning how to edit? Before sharing your writing with the world, apply these editing tips. We show you exactly how to make edits to your own work, using an editing checklist.
How to Get Reviews For Your Book (Without Begging, Bribing or Resorting to Subterfuge)
So you wrote a book. And it's truly a thing of beauty. Prose polished to perfection, you've lovingly crafted your masterpiece in the stolen moments around an impossible schedule. You've commissioned the most beguiling of covers, invested in an ace editor and painstakingly tweaked the interior formatting to ensure the delicate sensibilities of your reader will not be unexpectedly jarred by a rogue font pairing or flubbed folios. It's time. Time to share your creation with the world. Time to…
How to Edit Your Novel in Layers
by Stephanie Morrill Stephanie writes young adult contemporary novels and is the creator of GoTeenWriters.com. Her novels include The Reinvention of Skylar Hoyt series (Revell) and the Ellie Sweet books (Playlist). You can connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and check out samples of her work on her author website including the free novella, Throwing Stones. When I tell a young writer (whether they're literally young or they're new to the art of novel writing) that editing is my…
Eleanore Trupkiewicz (@ETrupkiewicz)
The latest Tweets from Eleanore Trupkiewicz (@ETrupkiewicz). I write speculative fiction, romance, and poetry, and edit and proofread for writers. I blog book reviews and writing craft resources. Award-winning author. Loveland, CO