Author Advice, Manuscript, Publication, Publication Ready, Special Offer

Special Offer! Have your manuscript polished and formatted ready for e-book and paperback publication for just £150 ~ ends 30 April #CreatingPerfection

There’s just under a week left to take advantage of my special offer. Book my Back to Basics Proofread and E-book Formatting services together for just £150.00 saving a whopping £50! You can book and pay for this offer now and redeem it at a future date. Offer ends 30 April 2019.

Author Advice, Editing Assistance, Manuscript, Publication, Publication Ready, Query Letter, Submission Package, Synopsis

Synopsis writing #SynopsisWriting #Synopsis #AmWriting #AmEditing #SynopsisTips #Tips #CreatingPerfection #SynopsisGuide

If there's one word that unites 99.9% of authors in a collective body shudder, it's synopsis. Dreaded by authors the world over, it's a necessary part of getting your manuscript traditionally published or bagging yourself an agent. But what do they want to see in the synopsis and how much information should you give them? And… Continue reading Synopsis writing #SynopsisWriting #Synopsis #AmWriting #AmEditing #SynopsisTips #Tips #CreatingPerfection #SynopsisGuide

Author Advice, Editing Assistance, Grammar Assistant, Manuscript, Publication Ready, Punctuation

#Punctuation #Apostrophe use in #fiction #writing #amwriting #amediting #CreatingPerfection

One of the most commonly misused punctuation marks is the apostrophe. In this article I'll be talking about, and sharing examples of, how to correctly use one. Possession In writing, we use 's to show possession after singular nouns and indefinite pronouns: the girl's hair the man's beard anyone's guess For plural nouns ending in… Continue reading #Punctuation #Apostrophe use in #fiction #writing #amwriting #amediting #CreatingPerfection

Author Advice, Beta Reading, Editing Assistance, Manuscript, Publication

Do you need an #editor? #authoradvice #indieauthor #indiepub #selfpub #amwriting #amediting #writing

In today’s article, I’m going to talk about the different levels of editing available and how an author should decide which they need. First, let’s look at the different levels of editing available. There’s a detailed breakdown here but here’s an overview: Structural/Developmental Editor: Will look at the big picture elements of your manuscript. Plot,… Continue reading Do you need an #editor? #authoradvice #indieauthor #indiepub #selfpub #amwriting #amediting #writing

Author Advice, Cheat Sheet, Editing Assistance, Grammar Assistant, Manuscript

Formatting dialogue in fiction writing #dialogue #fiction #amwriting #amediting #authors #advice #grammar #punctuation #indieauthor #selfpub

One of the most confusing elements of writing dialogue is how to format and punctuate it properly. There are so many perceived rules and regulations it can become a nightmare for authors to remember what to do and when. I've broken it down into three simple steps: Every new speaker needs a new paragraph What… Continue reading Formatting dialogue in fiction writing #dialogue #fiction #amwriting #amediting #authors #advice #grammar #punctuation #indieauthor #selfpub

Competition, Editing Assistance, Grammar Assistant, Manuscript, Publication

I’m giving one lucky #indieauthor the chance to #Win a #Manuscript #Proofread #SelfPub #SelfPublishing #IndiePub #AmEditing #AmWriting

It's competition time! I'm giving one lucky author the chance to have their manuscript proofread, as detailed in my Little Tweaks Proofreading service, free of charge! All you need to do is email and tell me, in no more than 500 words, why you should win. That's it. Entries must be emailed to: emmamitchellfpr@gmail.com with… Continue reading I’m giving one lucky #indieauthor the chance to #Win a #Manuscript #Proofread #SelfPub #SelfPublishing #IndiePub #AmEditing #AmWriting

Author Advice, Manuscript, Publication, Submission Package

First steps to finding an agent or publisher #AmEditing #AmWriting #Authors #Submissions #Agents #Publishers #Publishing

So, you've completed your manuscript and now want to find a home for it. Your next step, if you're not interested in self-publishing,  is to try to find an agent or publisher. But where do you start? There is so much to consider and it's easy to become overwhelmed by all the information and advice… Continue reading First steps to finding an agent or publisher #AmEditing #AmWriting #Authors #Submissions #Agents #Publishers #Publishing

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, 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