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How To Make Your Manuscript Shine

There are three essential phases in an author’s editing journey: story editing, copyediting and professional editing. Each stage plays an important role in turning a rough first draft into a publish-ready manuscript.

In this practical guide, learn how and why every author must perform an intensive story edit themselves to ensure that their story is as powerful, coherent and evocative as possible. Discover some of the most effective copyediting techniques to help tighten and strengthen your manuscript.

Find out the secret to building a strong and productive relationship with your editor.

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