I just came across this extremely helpful post by Bryn Donovan--if you've ever found your head spinning when trying to figure out what level of editing your manuscript might need, read on! Hey friends! Before I published my first book with a publisher, I didn’t understand that there are different types of editing. Even if … Continue reading What Is Developmental Editing? — Bryn Donovan
Do you have an amazing story you’ve been dying to tell, but just don’t feel you have the writing skills to do it justice?
If the answer is yes, then you've come to the right place: https://writealready2017.wordpress.com/ I've been a freelance copyeditor/proofreader for a while now, and I've worked on all kinds of projects...but what I really excel at--my superpower, if you will--is taking a finished manuscript and making it shine. Most copyeditors will take a manuscript and offer … Continue reading Do you have an amazing story you’ve been dying to tell, but just don’t feel you have the writing skills to do it justice?
Ok. I see the thought process here. Electric, electricuted. But for Pete's sake, you KNOW spell check picked up on that...
Finally going to publish that book? Then you need an editor–because Grammarly isn’t enough.
No matter how many times you've read through your precious manuscript, I can guarantee you that there are still corrections and improvements to be made. I know--because I'm a writer, too--and I've been there. Writing has always been my passion–and out of that passion, almost by default, grew a staunch conviction that, if you are … Continue reading Finally going to publish that book? Then you need an editor–because Grammarly isn’t enough.
Odd name for a group of islands.
How To Be An Expert Typo Hunter — K.M. Allan
You’ve got to be a lot of things when you’re a writer. Not only do you need to craft characters and worlds from nothing, bring together a cohesive story, and take hundreds of random words and arrange them into sentences that make sense, you also need to check those sentences for mistakes. But when you’ve […] … Continue reading How To Be An Expert Typo Hunter — K.M. Allan
I legitimately don't even know where to begin with this one. More of a translation issue, I suppose...but I couldn't help myself.
Seven Proven Strategies for Editing and Proofreading Your Own Writing – by Michael LaRocca… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog
on Blood Red Pencil: Read the article HERE via Seven Proven Strategies for Editing and Proofreading Your Own Writing – by Michael LaRocca… — Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog
Technically--and let's face it...I'm all about being technical when it comes to typos--there are two mistakes here...
#writeright #typotyrant–Writealready 2017
Taken from my calendar...but had to share, because the improper use of quotation marks ranks among the top few of my biggest pet peeves.