"Another idea is to use your computer camera and record yourself as you are reading. If you do not have a camera on your computer you can also use a recorder. Then play it back. Often times when you are reading aloud, you may miss things that you can…"
"Thank you all for your responses. Florence trust I wish I could afford a professional editor. I am in the process of going back through my book and I took your advice CD of reading out load that has helped me as well.
Thank you all…"
Here are my reasons for hiring a professional editor. You are right--they are costly. But if you want to produce a professionally written book, I believe it needs to be professionally edited.
Most writers don’t possess complete…"
"As a teacher of creative writing, composition and literature, and a writer and editor myself, teaching editing as well as performing the function myself can be difficult. Here re some tips I give my students. One, is to take a chapter at a time, and…"
"I am somewhat biased here, because I am both a writer and an editor. I send my books to someone for a manuscript assessment. I finally found someone who will do a good job fairly inexpensively and in good time too. He doesn't take on many new…"
Hi...I have a question what is the best way to go about editing for a book you have written? Professional Editors are very costly. I was hoping someone could give me some advice I have found prowritingaid.com which I have been using. But, being a brand new author I would appreciate any input.Thanks!See More
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I recently had a literary agent ask for a synopsis of my latest novel, Code Name: Fountain of Youth. I shuttered! This is not an easy task. For starters, my manuscript contains 389 pages. How in the heck can I summarize this puppy into one or two…Continue
Hey there, I am Justin T. Hunt, and I am 24 turning 25 in august living in Australia with not much income and not much support. I am a recently published Author, who has published through amazon. My book is available for Kindle and for paperback.…Continue
Hi Everyone,I'm Kate from Old Mate Media. We are an independent publishing company based in Sydney Australia.We love books and publish our own stories, guides and cookbooks.We also love to help people realise their dreams of becoming published…Continue
Hi I'm a new author looking for reviews. Let me know if you're interested.Here's the blurbWhen flora returns home for her father's burial, she is forced to stay for the reading of her father's will. The will has unexpected stipulations like if she…Continue
Caroline Greene, Abigail to Lady Eleanor, is not the sort of young woman to engage in lies and subterfuge. However, Caroline never expected to have a chance to better herself by posing as a distant member of her employers' family. Bowing to Lady…Continue