Category Archives: editor

How to Get A Book Review

Getting a book reviewed is easy once you have the hard copy in hand from the printer. While they do cost you money to send out, the return on investment can be invaluable. Peter Bowerman of The Well-Fed Self-Publisher sends … Continue reading

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Writing to be Read

KISS (Keep It Simple Silly) is the perfect acronym for authors to embrace.  Short simple sentences are not only easier to read but get the point across faster.  When people really “get” something in your book they are more likely … Continue reading

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Size (and Content) Does Matter…in a Blog

Blogging is a great way for authors, entrepreneurs, and speakers to generate an audience for your books/products/services.  People love blogs that present the writer’s personal perspective on a lesson  or experience.  Now that is not to infer that the article entry … Continue reading

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Why Should Authors Blog?

Blogging is a quick way to generate excitement, stir up controversy, and get people talking about a variety of topics in a short space of time. Why should you as an author blog? Simple answer: To create a ready made … Continue reading

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How to Prepare Your Final Non-Fiction Draft for Your Editor- Part 2

Prior to sending your manuscript out for editing, preview it for “tightness” with a critical eye to detail. Do you have a general outline for your book? Go back to that and review it then look at your work chapter by chapter to see … Continue reading

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How to Prepare Your Final Non-Fiction Draft for Your Editor- Part 1

The following questions are things you want to have a fairly firm answer before shopping for an editor. These are structural questions and not content questions. When shopping for an editor these are the kinds of questions they will ask and … Continue reading

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