Editing Seminar Presentations

January 2022: 10 Red Flags for Editors

December 2021: 10 Questions to Ask a Potential Editor for Your Book

November 2021: How Editors Work to Strengthen Every Scene

October 2021: What Do Editors Look for in a Romance Novel?

September 2021: 10 Things an Editor Looks for in a Structural Edit

August 2021: What Is the Difference Between Editing and Proofreading?

July 2021: How to Perform a Sentence-Level Copy Edit

How to Work With a Professional Editor

June 2021: How to Self-Edit Faster and More Efficiently

May 2021: 5 Principles of a Thorough Self-Editing Process

April 2021: How to Navigate the 4 Stages of Editing

March 2021: 10 Common Editing Mistakes Authors Make

February 2021: Copy or Developmental Edit – What Is the Difference?

January 2021: Professional Editors versus Self-Editing Software

December 2020: Story Readability

Podcasts

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