Know your manuscript needs a professional editor but worried about being ripped off or taken for a ride? Let Richard Bradburn, ALLi partner member and experienced professional editor, talk you through the process and avoid the pitfalls.
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Why spellcheckers are good and getting better – but are still no substitute for the brain and eye of a human editor. Jim Giammatteo explains why, with some fun examples.
Wondering how to find the best editing service for your self-published books? Not sure why you need one? Worried about getting ripped off by sub-standard service providers? All the answers you need are in this post about editing for beginners.
This session will detail how a successful author-editor relationship works, no matter which type of editor your project needs. It considers the various types of editors and determines which type of editing your project need, as well as outlining what you should budget for editorial needs, manuscript preparation tips for a smooth project experience, and […]
Lost the plot with your fiction writing? Having trouble keeping track of your characters? You need to start keeping a style-sheet – or at least ask your editor to create one for you. Such a useful writing tool you’ll wonder how you ever managed without it! Here’s how.
Practical advice on the correct use of hyphenation, from professional editor Richard Bradburn – an issue complicated by the continuing evolution of the language and changes in common practice.
Are you using the right criteria to select the best editor for your books – and are you making the most of what you can learn from the editing process? Read Karl Drinkwater’s post, from his perspective as both author and editor, to help you decide.
Feeling jaded with Twitter? Read this refreshing post by Helen Baggott, who as an ALLi Partner member speaks about Twitter with the perspective of an editor – and potential new reader for your self-published books!
Don’t miss out on the valuable contribution that free beta readers can make to your books – read Richard Bradburn’s insightful post in to who they are and how they can help you.
Drawing on her own experience of learning the skills required to be a good editor, Lucy McCarraher, Managing Editor of Rethink Press, defines the qualities that indie authors should look for when seeking an editor for their own books. I fell into editing by mistake. While I was taking a degree in English and Drama […]