A handy checklist of ALLi editors’ favourite tips for indie authors on how to self-edit your book more effectively before passing it across to your chosen editor for the final polish
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Effective self-editing enables you to submit a cleaner ms to your chosen editor, so any tip that helps you improve your self-editing process has to be worth considering – like to give Margaret Skea’s editing backwards technique a try?
Do you dread self-editing? Learn to embrace and enjoy it – and to do it faster and better – with this simple checklist of 8 top tips by ProWritingAid’s Hayley Millman – suitable for writers in every genre
What’s the difference between a grammar checker and a writing aid? Find out here in Hayley Milliman’s post about the critical mistakes that grammar checkers miss – and how to circumvent that problem with a writing aid instead.
A handy checklist of different ways to self-edit your books more effectively, saving you money on your professional editor’s bills (if you use one), and creating a better experience for your readers – a good quick read for beginner writers and experienced self-publishers
Check out this handy list of editing reference books for indie authors – and add your favourite if it’s not there already! Both US and British English included.
Here’s our show summary for the Beginners’ Self-Publishing Salon with Jay Artale & Michael La Ronn. Read the full transcript, watch the video, or listen to the podcast. This month our indie broadcasters discussed book editing and an author’s role in the editing process.
Indie Authors Jay Artale and Michael La Ronn co-host our Beginners’ Self-Publishing Salon, which offers best practice tips and tools to authors new to Self-Publishing. This show will help you to navigate your self-publishing choices, and provide you with the insights and first-hand experience to help you make informed decisions for yourself.
Each month our hosts will choose a different process along the self-publishing journey and help you to navigate the decisions you need to make in order to become a published author. Topics covered in the series will include writing, editing, book design, book production, book distribution, book marketing, book promotion, and book advertising.
This episode of the Beginners’ Salon will focus on Editing
Our weekly Self-Publishing Advice broadcast is brought to you by ALLi, the Alliance of Independent Authors. This beginners salon is one of four regular shows, which include a more advanced salon, a member Q&A and a special guest highlight presentation from the Indie Author Fringe, ALLi’s free online author conference.
Find more author advice, tips and tools at our self-publishing advice center, selfpublishingadvice.org. And, if you haven’t already, we invite you to join our organization and become a self-publishing ally. You can do that at allianceindependentauthors.org. Now, go write and publish.
How to use wordclouds to identify and eliminate writing tics – a simple self-editing tip that costs nothing!
Welsh indie author Karl Drinkwater shares his thoughts and recommendations on the many writing and editing apps and tools available to help self-published writers make their work the best they can be. Intuition and human experience combine in successful writing and editing. However, just as chess software can analyse thousands of options per second, software […]