Self-Edit Your Book: How To Plot Your Story

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How to Self-Edit Your Nonfiction Book

Learn how to self-edit your nonfiction book so you can get your audience to take action, publish your book confidently,…

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Event: Self-Edit Your Book Step By Step

This May 12 at 2 PM EST join us for a FREE WEBINAR on everything you need to know to self-edit your book using the…

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What are the objectives of book editing?

Book editing: meaning and importance Ever wondered what book editing involves? Well, it is far more than just…

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What an editor looks for in a mystery novel

When you begin self-editing your story, it is important to have a method for editing your book. It is helpful to…

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How to Write a Great Author’s Biography

If the thought of writing an author bio makes you stuff your manuscript in a drawer rather than publish, don’t…

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How to Know When It’s Time To Get An Academic Editing Expert

When preparing to submit a dissertation, thesis, or research paper, many authors and researchers use academic…

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Fiction Editing Essentials #3: Editing Your Book’s Scenes

We are back for number three of our four-part editing essentials. You can watch the reply or read the transcript…

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Difference between a novel and a novella

All of us are familiar with the concept of a novel, a story of length that describes fictional characters and…

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Levels of Technical Editing

Technical editing concerns the review of a text written about a topic of a technical nature. Editors apply several…

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Editing your book in 10 basic steps

Let’s talk about self-editing, and why it’s important to authors. It's really important to understand the basics…

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Narrative Nonfiction: What is it?

What Is Narrative Nonfiction? Narrative nonfiction is a fairly new term being introduced as a genre of writing,…

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Writing a novel: First or third person?

One of the key decisions you make when writing a novel is deciding what perspective, or point of view (POV) it…

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What Editors Look for (and Avoid) in Backstory

  Backstory is key to writing your story, creating engaging characters, and driving the plot forward. It…

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Tips For Outlining a Novel

Authors have various methods when it comes to writing a novel. Some are Pantsers, or those who write by the seat of…

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What Editors Look for in an Epic Fantasy

  Professional editors look for specific themes and structure in epic fantasy adventure. Fantasy has many…

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Our Editing Services

If you’ve been around the publishing or writing field long enough, you’ve probably heard of our editing services at…

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How to find the right nonfiction editor for you

With publishing houses overwhelmed and the resulting explosion of self-publishing taking place, some authors may need…

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Location Split – Improve Your Story Writing

Location Split - Improve Your Story Writing https://youtu.be/CyDP9sL7cGw Location split just means that a location…

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Why Should I Pay For a Professional to Proofread My Work?

We’ve all felt it; that cringe in sympathy for a coworker who sent out a very important email to the whole team,…

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10 Red Flags From Editors

When seeking a professional editor, you need a partner for your manuscript. Many freelancers claim that they have…

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What to Look for in a Fiction Editor?

The recent changes in the publishing industry, such as the advent of self-publishing, have presented a number of…

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10 Questions to Ask a Potential Editor for Your Book

When hiring a professional editor, you are choosing a new partner for your manuscript. Thus, we recommend these 10…

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Self-Editing with JoEllen

  Self-editing is the process of correcting errors, improving structure, and fine-tuning word choice in your…

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