Realistic Expectations: What might a book editor expect from you?

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Last week I talked about what you should look for in a fiction book editor once you’ve finished your manuscript and are ready to shop around. There’s another side to that though. Preparing yourself to work with an editor takes time and consideration. And the more prepared you are, the more time you’ll save right off the bat—not to mention money!—and … Read More

Is it time to open the door?

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The first thing I did when I started to get serious about writing, when the written word had become more than just a hobby, more than just something I liked to admire from the sidelines from time to time, was come to the realization that this was a craft and that I would need to learn. That it doesn’t necessarily … Read More

You did it again, Half Price Books!

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I walk in to get one thing at Half Price Books, and I leave with a million things I didn’t have on my list. Am I the only one this happens to? Surely not. In case you’re curious, here is some of what I purchased today: Some non-fiction greats… The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey … Read More