Black Friday Deals Extended Thru Cyber Monday

As the title suggests, I've decided to extend my Black Friday deals through the weekend and Cyber Monday due to an overwhelming response. Black Friday Deals 30% off a developmental edit (or $8.40 per 1,000 words) 30% off a manuscript critique (or $3.50 per 1,000 words) $50 query package (critique of a query, synopsis, and … Continue reading Black Friday Deals Extended Thru Cyber Monday

Black Friday Deals | Developmental Editing and Manuscript Critiques

Happy Thanksgiving! I want to celebrate the holiday by offering some discounts on developmental editing and manuscript critiques. From now thru Black Friday, I'm offering the following deals on editing services: 30% off a full developmental edit (1 available) 30% off a full manuscript critique (2 available) These are first come, first served, so get … Continue reading Black Friday Deals | Developmental Editing and Manuscript Critiques

How I Write a Manuscript Critique | An Editor’s Rant About Debut Novels

I’m writing this post to explain how I, as a developmental editor, go about reading a book and writing a manuscript critique so prospective clients will know what they’re getting, but I also have some thoughts that might be of interest to writers in general, including my take on what’s required of a debut novel … Continue reading How I Write a Manuscript Critique | An Editor’s Rant About Debut Novels

Memorize Your Story Before You Revise | Advice on Editing a Novel

This post is a revised version of my previous post. I thought it fitting to explore the topic of revising a novel by actually revising something I’ve published on this blog. This post also explores the practice of memorizing your story for the purpose of revision. Like all writing advice, it’s ultimately subjective and by … Continue reading Memorize Your Story Before You Revise | Advice on Editing a Novel