Howdy folks. Due to a client rescheduling an edit, I have an open spot in the beginning of July for a manuscript critique or developmental edit (possibly two spots, depending on length, because the delayed edit is what they call an "absolute unit" of a book). Let me tell you a little bit about my … Continue reading Fast Turnaround Manuscript Critique or Developmental Edit Available
TODAY I'VE been thinking about the night I decided on a whim to start my Twitter account. I didn't know why I was doing it at first, but I quickly became connected to this community of authors, and suddenly I had access to one big ongoing conversation about books and writing. This was brand new … Continue reading I’m Living the Dream Over Here
I'M NO post-modern critic. I believe a book is a communication tool, and the reader's job is to connect with the author's intent above all else. Still, I can't help but vary my analytical approach and delve into the realm of psychological criticism from time to time. When I read a book, I often find … Continue reading I Can See You Through Your Book
This, of course, is the million dollar question. How do I write? How do I write well? How do I write like a real writer? I am going to do my best to explain how to become a real writer over these next few paragraphs, though I am afraid it won't be exactly as you … Continue reading How Do I Write Like a Writer?
WELL THIS is odd, isn't it? I'm supposed to tell you why you should hire me, not why you shouldn't. If you've been around long, though, you know I don't always do things the traditional way. This is the last time I'll be promoting this venture for a while because I'm shifting focus to reading … Continue reading Reasons Not to Hire Me to Read Your Book
I am thrilled to announce this partnership. Tory is such an amazing person and has such a wonderful soul. I am very happy to work with her on all of your projects. With eager eyes, we will go through your words and help them sing. A lot of you know I authored Blood Drops, but … Continue reading Who Is This WB, and Why Do I Want Her To Read My Book?
Welcome to the Mega Giveaway/Book Buy Extravaganza with over $150 in prizes! I am excited to announce that Tory Hunter Manuscript Critique Service is now WB Welch--Tory Hunter Manuscript Critique Service! That's right, I have officially partnered with WB Welch, author of Blood Drops, to provide a more comprehensive package for your manuscript critiques. I … Continue reading Mega Giveaway/Book Buy Extravaganza Happening Now!
THE REAL question is why should you pay anyone to read your manuscript? One answer is obvious: every writer needs an editor. You're so close to your story that you become blind to its faults and errors. A plot hole or a fatal inconsistency can make or break a book, as can too many grammatical … Continue reading Why Hire Me to Read Your Manuscript