Fiction Editing

A woman sits on a cozy chair with a beige sweater and cream-colored skirt, holding an open book titled 'The Chicago Manual of Style' on the armrest, while working on a laptop with stickers reading 'Fantasy Writer,' 'Writer at Work,' and 'Write with Fear.' She is working on self-editing her novel. A knitted blanket is draped over the back of the chair, and sheer white curtains are visible in the background.

6 Self-Editing Questions Every Writer Should Ask

Q: How do I stay motivated while self-editing? A: I think it’s safe to say that for most of us writers, crafting the story is way more fun than the self-editing that comes after. Especially when it involves multiple rewrites and tons of errors to fix. The process can be long, frustrating, and tedious, leading
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Q & A: Common Editing Questions Answered!

Finding the right type of editing/ the right editor to review your novel can be an intimidating task. If you’re new to the process, you’re probably filled with anticipation and lots of editing questions! That’s normal. Undoubtedly you’ve Googled. That probably didn’t help clear things up. As a Developmental Editor with several years of book
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How To Find A Book Editor In 6 Easy Steps

Hey friend! Did you just finish your novel? Congratulations! That’s such a huge achievement! Once the happy dance winds down, you might take a nap, do some of the other life things that have piled up, or stare into space marveling at how a project that took months, maybe even years to write is now
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How To Start Editing My Book: Beginner’s Guide

Congratulations! You’ve finished your novel and have typed those long-desired words “The End”. Time to kick back, relax, and celebrate! But what comes after the celebration has wound down and you’re ready for the next step? It’s time to begin the next phase of the writing process: Editing. Prior To Editing: As a writer with
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The 6 Types of Book Editing You Need To Know

Is anyone else confused about what kind of book editor to hire? I know I was when I first started thinking about publishing my book. While you’re writing a novel you don’t necessarily think about what comes next, but regardless of whether you intend to self-publish or plan to query, it’s inevitable that you’ll want
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Self-Publishing vs. Traditional Publishing

It can be a challenging task to decide how you will publish your book. If you’re like me, you may have grown up hearing all about traditional publishing and how it was the only way to publish and become an author. It wasn’t until eight years after I’d graduated college and had created Writing It
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