A professional editors advice for writers before sending manuscripts.

As a copy editor, I know my role. I know what I need to look for within a manuscript, and my grasp over the English language is excellent enough to efficiently locate errors and inconsistencies. It’s my job, and I adore it. But, I always think that the process I go through with a writerContinue reading “A professional editors advice for writers before sending manuscripts.”

How does a book stand out and become memorable? What can you do to help your writing stand out?

As you would probably hope from someone who loves to copy edit manuscripts, I’ve read A LOT of books. I couldn’t speculate a number. I’ve read for as long as I can remember, but I can’t recollect everything I’ve ever read. I find this pretty annoying, I’d love to be able to clearly recall allContinue reading “How does a book stand out and become memorable? What can you do to help your writing stand out?”

Beta Reading — a guide for readers and writers.

I love beta reading. When it’s done properly and well, it can be hugely valuable for both writers and readers.  Writers get to gain important feedback and advice from others who enjoy their genre. Readers gain an outlet for their knowledge, passion and opinions. Luckily, my experience with beta reading has always been positive andContinue reading “Beta Reading — a guide for readers and writers.”

A Guide To Microsoft Word Track Changes

Being an editor, proofreader and beta reader means that I have a great knowledge and a large amount of experience when it comes to Microsoft Word track changes. I want to use my experience and knowledge to help others when it comes to using this part of Word. I promise that although this might seemContinue reading “A Guide To Microsoft Word Track Changes”