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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Story Element: Location

Choosing a location can have a big impact on writing a story.  In this episode, Kristina Stanley from Fictionary…

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Copy Editing with Lisa Lepki

One of the most difficult parts of becoming a writer is copy editing. But now, it is made easier and efficient…

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What is Reader Knowledge Gained in a Novel?

In this episode, Kristina Stanley and JoEllen Nordstrom will talk about the element called the Reader Knowledge…

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Story Editing on Fictionary with Kristina Stanley

Without an editor, you won't necessarily see those things that are there, or you won't think that they need fixing.…

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How to Edit the Scenes of Your Book

Let’s review what an editor looks for when evaluating your scenes. This is the methodical method of how to edit the…

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How Editors Work to Strengthen Every Scene

  Structural editing of scenes in fiction writing may be a new concept to many writers. In the past,…

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Book Editing Made Easy – Session 4 of 4

Thank you for joining the fourth and last session of our webinars series "Book Editing Made Easy"! Workshop #4 -…

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Middle and Climax of a Scene in Fiction Writing

Kristina Stanley from Fictionary joins JoEllen Nordstrom to talk about the importance of the middle and climax of…

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Book Editing Made Easy – Session 3 of 4

Thank you for joining the third session of our webinars series "Book Editing Made Easy"! Workshop #3 - Edit Your…

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Self Editing Tips To Improve your Manuscript

Self-editing is usually the next step for a writer after you’ve finished the story you’ve agonised over for months,…

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Book Editing Made Easy – Session 2 of 4

Thank you for joining the second session of our webinars series "Book Editing Made Easy"! Workshop #2 - Basic…

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Book Editing Made Easy – Session 1 of 4

Thank you for joining our seminar! Here is the replay: On this webinar you learned "How to Traditionally…

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What Do Editors Look for in a Romance Novel?

Believability | Chemistry The number-one thing editors will say when they edit a romance novel is that the love…

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How to format a white paper?

What is White Paper? White paper is a professional document that concisely states the author’s position on an issue,…

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Should you use an Essay Editing Service?

You’ve written your essay, so what now? Is it good enough to submit, or should you send it to an essay editing…

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The Different Types of Fiction Editing

The Four (Now Five!) Main Types of Fiction Editing Fiction editing is similar in some ways to traditional novel…

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So You Want a Book Editing Service

Congratulations! You’ve finished your book. You’ve spent hours planning, writing, re-writing, and exhausting your…

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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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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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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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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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