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How To Work With A Professional Editor

Welcome back! Today is part three of our four part series on editing. Part one covered how find an editor. Part two advised how to hire an editor. This week, Susan is sharing her tips for working with a professional editor. If you agreed to submit your manuscript on a […]

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How To Hire A Professional Editor

In last week’s blog, Susan shared her advice for how to find a professional editor, this week you’ll learn how to hire a professional editor.  Almost all freelance book editors offer a sample edit of your material so you can see what kinds of edits they will make to your work. They […]

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How To Find A Professional Editor

Since there are no global professional standards for becoming an editor, anyone can “hang out a shingle” and call themselves an editor. While finding any old editor is easy-peasy, finding a professional is a little more difficult. By the way—start looking three to six months before you need an editor. […]

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How To Get Out Of Your Own Way

“The first and best victory is to conquer self” ~ Plato Have you noticed that when things aren’t going quite right, we blame others or circumstances external to us. Listen to yourself (and to others). There’s always a reason for a goal or a plan not being met or achieved […]

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How To Tackle Your Fear and Write

Other than writer’s block, fear is the biggest obstacle stopping writers from putting pen to paper, or their fingers to the keyboard. Knowing fear is at the heart of what is stopping you from writing is a necessary step to moving forward and producing words needed to finish a piece […]

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