Author Advice, Editing Assistance, Manuscript

Help identify and solve #manuscript #character #development problems #StepByStep #amediting #indiepub #indieauthor #selfpub

http://www.tvguide.com/videos/embed/exclusive-mike-molly-sneak-peek-molly-has-writers-remorse/"> Click on the picture above to watch one of the funniest writer's remorse clips ever! Have you discovered that your cosy historical fiction now contains space vampires? Your MMC's pet dog has grown sixteen legs and a twenty a day habit? Are you so familiar with your WIP that you cannot see where you… Continue reading Help identify and solve #manuscript #character #development problems #StepByStep #amediting #indiepub #indieauthor #selfpub

Author Advice, Case Study, Editing Assistance, Grammar Assistant, Manuscript, Publication, Publication Ready, Self-Publishing Author Case Study

#70% of self-published authors advise using professional editing #IndieAuthor #SelfPublishing #IndiePub #AmWriting #AmEditing

Regular readers of this blog will know that for the last few months I have been sharing the journeys of some self-published, indie authors. They have shared with us the highs and lows of their experiences, from having to learn new skills and discovering a whole new world of online marketing. Although all have shared… Continue reading #70% of self-published authors advise using professional editing #IndieAuthor #SelfPublishing #IndiePub #AmWriting #AmEditing

Author Advice, Editing Assistance, Self-Publishing Author Case Study

#SelfPublished #Author Nick Rippington joins me to share his #writing journey #amwriting #amediting

Today I welcome self-published author, Nick Rippington to the blog so that he can share his writing journey. Who are you and when did your journey begin? I’m Nick Rippington and I have two books self-published. Tell us about where you are on your self-publishing journey right now in terms of books publish, where you… Continue reading #SelfPublished #Author Nick Rippington joins me to share his #writing journey #amwriting #amediting

Author Advice, Case Study, Editing Assistance, Grammar Assistant, Publication, Publication Ready, Self-Publishing Author Case Study

#SelfPublished #Author Val Portelli aka Voinks shares her #publishing journey today … #IndieAuthor #AmWriting #AmEditing #Writing

I am delighted to welcome Val Portelli to Creating Perfection today as she shares her self-publishing journey with us all ... Who are you and when did your journey begin? Hello everyone. I’m Val Portelli, also known as Voinks. I live in London UK, and my journey began about five or six years ago. Although… Continue reading #SelfPublished #Author Val Portelli aka Voinks shares her #publishing journey today … #IndieAuthor #AmWriting #AmEditing #Writing

Author Advice, Editing Assistance, Showing NOT Telling

Who deserves your word count? #ShowingNotTelling #AmWriting #AmEditing #IndieAuthors #Editing #Authors #AuthorAdvice

I have recently had several conversations with authors about fleshing out their manuscripts and where to use their words, so I thought I would share my thoughts on this with you all. Take this description as an example: We arrived at the pub, walked past the seating area and cigarette-filled ashtray, and went inside. The… Continue reading Who deserves your word count? #ShowingNotTelling #AmWriting #AmEditing #IndieAuthors #Editing #Authors #AuthorAdvice

Author Advice, Editing Assistance, Manuscript, Publication, Publication Ready

Who can help you to get your manuscript, publication day ready? #AmEditing #SelfPublishing #IndieAuthors #AmWriting

You have spent months and months getting your manuscript into the shape you want it. You are confident in your plot lines and character development and, little tweaks aside, you are certain that you can hit the publish button. But can you? If you are the only person to have seen your work so far,… Continue reading Who can help you to get your manuscript, publication day ready? #AmEditing #SelfPublishing #IndieAuthors #AmWriting

Author Advice, Editing Assistance, Grammar Assistant, Manuscript

Keyboard shortcuts can help you save time #AuthorAdvice #Productivity #MSWord #KeyboardShortcuts #AmWriting #AmEditing

Being a mum to four children, a wife, an editor, and a blogger, my time is precious so I am always looking for ways to improve my productivity. I spend a LOT of time on my computer and have therefore sought out ways to reduce the time I spend on it; one of the most… Continue reading Keyboard shortcuts can help you save time #AuthorAdvice #Productivity #MSWord #KeyboardShortcuts #AmWriting #AmEditing

Blog Post, Editing Assistance

When should you book your editor? #Authors #Editors #WIP #AmEditing #AuthorAdvice

Working as a freelance editor with both independent authors and publishing houses, I know that there are different processes when it comes to booking the services of an editor. The publishers tend to have the author on a very tight and specific schedule and are therefore able to book their time in my diary in… Continue reading When should you book your editor? #Authors #Editors #WIP #AmEditing #AuthorAdvice