Contributing Writers: Most Popular Posts for 2014 including Frances Caballo, Jason Matthews, Corina Koch MacLeod, Carla Douglas, Jason Kong, Nina Amir and Helen Sedwick.
The Indie Author’s Bookshelf: 19 Best Titles for Self-Editing by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas lists 19 self-editing books every indie author should have.
Editors’ Post-NaNo Tips for Revising Your Novel by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas explains the differences between revising and editing, and how revision can be influenced by the prewriting and planning style used by the writer.
Top 5 Ways Authors Sabotage Their Own Book by Shayla Eaton explains why self-published authors often think they don’t need a professional editor, and why they should reconsider this decision.
Is Crowdsourced Editing Right for Your Book? by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas explains the concept of crowdsourced editing and compares crowdsourced editors to beta readers and professional editors.
What Does Editing Look Like? Behind the (Crime) Scene at the Editor’s Screen by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas explains the differences between developmental editing, stylistic/structural editing , copyediting and word-level editing.
5 Ways an Editor is Like a Dentist by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas explains how editors are necessary and provide essential and worthwhile services, just like dentists.
Are Your Readers Trying to Tell You Something? How to Use Reader Feedback to Improve Your Writing by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas explains why and how to use your beta readers for feedback on your book.
4 Levels of Editing Explained: Which Service Does Your Book Need? by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas explains where to find an editor for your book and the differences between four types of editing services for books.
By Marc Baldwin Today we’ve got a great post from Marc Baldwin who explains what exactly he does when he reviews a novel. I think you’ll have a much better understanding of what editors do for fiction writers and why it can be so important to have your novel edited after you read what he […]