What Does A Technical Editor Do?

Writing and editing are two different kettles of fish. Responsible for the creative output and content, writers…

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Purpose of a Scene with Kristina Stanley

Whether you’re a fiction writer or professional editor, this series is for you! There must always be a reason why…

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What Type of Editing Do You Need?

Find out what type of editing you need before you hire an editor! Watch this short video which outlines the entire…

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Naming a Scene with Kristina Stanley

Having a scene name will help you determine the purpose of the scene and quickly find scenes you want to work…

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Characters in Motion with Kristina Stanley

Check each scene and determine if the characters in the scene are in motion. If the characters are not in motion,…

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POV Knowledge Gained with Kristina Stanley

Knowing what the Point of View character learns in the scene will help you evaluate the character arc and plot…

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Scene Impact on POV Character with Kristina Stanley

It’s impossible to keep track of the emotional arc of a character without knowing how each scene affects that…

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What if the Goal Fails of Fiction Writing?

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Editing vs Proofreading

What is the difference between editing vs proofreading? When comparing editing vs proofreading be aware of their…

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The Goal Related to Plot of Fiction Writing

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How to Perform a Sentence-Level Copy Edit

Remember, editing is a journey. Learn how to self-edit and master your writing skills. If you feel overwhelmed by…

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The POV Goal Internal of Fiction Writing

In this episode Kristina Stanley from Fictionary sits down with JoEllen Nordström and talk about the point of view…

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How Can Academic Editing Services Help Me?

“I’m a good writer. I don’t need anyone to edit my research!” Have you ever said that? Or have you ever…

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Writing a Novel: 5 Things You Must Know

Writing a novel is different from any other kind of literary works you might have done so far. The length, prose…

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The POV Goal of a Character of Fiction Writing

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The Point of View of Fiction Writing

The point of view character for a scene is a promise to readers that they will experience that scene from that…

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Five Essential Tips for Writing

As professional book editors, we work with a wide variety of materials. We see everything from archaeology research…

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Characters Per Scene in Fiction Writing

The love for your characters will keep your readers coming back. The Characters Per Scene element gives you a quick…

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How to Self-Edit Faster and More Efficiently

Self-Edit your novel faster in an organized fashion using the 38 Story Elements as your guideline. Begin by evaluating…

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Learn How To Edit Your Story Elements

A great fiction story is made up of a collection of great scenes that flow smoothly from one to another. Learn to…

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Five Principles of a Thorough Self-Editing Process

  Writing a book is a self-fulfilling activity. Self-editing can be equally satisfying when you understand…

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How to Navigate the Four Stages of Book Editing: A Professional Editor’s Guide

As originally posted on ProWritingAid.com.     Book Editing - It takes a great number of aspects…

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Sense of Taste – Story Element

Whether you’re a fiction writer or professional editor, this series is for you! Taste is like all of the other…

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6 Steps to Hiring a Good Book Editor

As originally posted on ProWritingAid.com.     Editing is the most important investment you will…

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