Developmental Editing and Manuscript Critique Discount

Hello, writers! In an effort to finish booking up my summer spots for fiction projects, I'm offering a 25% discount for developmental editing (1 of 3 available). I'm also offering a 15% discount for manuscript critiques (1 of 2 available). These discounted rates are first come, first served. I will update the post as the … Continue reading Developmental Editing and Manuscript Critique Discount

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

Tory’s 300 Word New Year’s Eve Writing Contest | Winners and Prizes

The winners of Tory’s 300 Word New Year’s Eve Writing Contest have been chosen. We asked writers to submit their best excerpt from an unpublished work up to 300 words, and now it’s time to read the winning entries and hand out prizes! A Couple Things WB and I had quite a difficult time narrowing … Continue reading Tory’s 300 Word New Year’s Eve Writing Contest | Winners and Prizes

PitMad Tips and Strategies | Twitter Pitch Events

With the last PitMad of 2020 coming up on December 3rd, I thought I’d share my latest tips, tricks, strategies, magic spells, and general thoughts on how to get results for this and other Twitter pitch events--and things you can take away from PitMad even if you don’t get that coveted agent like. [Want to … Continue reading PitMad Tips and Strategies | Twitter Pitch Events

I Read Dozens of Manuscripts in 2019 | Here’s What I Learned

I'VE BEEN reflecting on all the unpublished manuscripts I read and critiqued in 2019, ranging from sci-fi to high fantasy to detective procedural to YA romance to literary efforts that don't fit into a genre category. Despite the range of styles and writing quality, if you were to take my critiques of all these books … Continue reading I Read Dozens of Manuscripts in 2019 | Here’s What I Learned