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Hiring a Freelance Editor: Pricing and Getting the Most for Your Money

Although I’m far from ready to have a beta reader (much less than editor) read my WIP, I am very glad I came upon this post on editing and pricing from The Sarcastic Muse. [Note to self: Add to Evernote for future reference.]

A New Year Begins …

Well, it began several hours ago (or longer depending on where YOU live).  And how did I spend the first day of the new year?  Cleaning, doing laundry, reading blog posts, making dal for dinner.  You know, fun stuff.  (Well, making dal is fun in part because I use a slow-cooker.) But perhaps the biggest, […]
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A Frustrated Reader

This post is a must-read for every Indie writer out there.

Bored and Researching Editing Software

Lea is wondering whether any one out there can recommend editing software. Now I’m interested too. I wouldn’t expect any software to take the place of a professional (and warm-blooded) editor. However, software might help with making my copy as “clean” as possible before it goes to the editor. Y’all have any thoughts on this?

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8 Things You Need To Know About Character Arcs

This is a wonderful post for all of you currently writing fiction and needing advice/suggestions about character arcs. As I was reading Debbie’s post, I realized that I provided different arcs for different characters in my last two NaNoWriMo novels. That’s a good thing, but I hadn’t put much thought into why I was doing […]
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The Great Big Blue

It’s been a week since I submitted my final word count to Camp NaNoWriMo and my brain still feels as empty as this great expanse of sky. I’ve written little since: mostly comments, an attempt at poetry during a downturn in my mood, and the ubiquitous note-keeping I do at my day job. I had […]
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Ride ’em, Cowboy! The Nexus Between Editing and Bull Riding

You must read today’s guest blogger at the Writer’s Resource Center, Suzanne G. Fox!  Her post, “So Much in Common:  The Truth About Editing and Bull Riding,” is both entertaining and informative.  My favorite similarity of the several that she lists is that while technology helps, it’s talent and training that make the difference.  Here’s […]
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Can you spell Juneau?

Another entertaining and informative post from a guest blogger at the Writer’s Resource Center: “A small sheik escaped” and other editing execises to energize your writing by L.A. Ramsey.  L.A. shares writing bloopers (AKA typographical errors) as well as the hilarious story of how she lost a sixth-grade spelling contest.  Her post is another fine […]
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Guest bloggers at the Writer’s Resource Center

John Hewitt of the Writer’s Resource Center is on hiatus for a few weeks and has engaged a great group of bloggers to fill in for him. One of that great group is . . . yours truly 🙂 I am thrilled to be listed among some phenomenal bloggers. For a full list, click here. […]
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