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Keep your readers reading: Say it succinctly

As writers, we like words, don’t we? We like the way they sound. We like stringing them together in long, elaborate sentences. We work hard to make our words say what we mean. Sometimes, we work too hard. Sometimes, we just need to say what we mean and get out of our own way–and out…
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Need an editor? You need a strong job description

As a freelance editor, I search for jobs on various platforms where people post RFPs (requests for proposals) for editorial work they need done. I filter the jobs I review, but even with my filters, I skim at least 100 job descriptions/RFPs each day. When I come across a job that sounds interesting (i.e., when…
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Writing Tips: Small Moments, Big Impact

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m an editor and a writer. I self-published one of my novels in 2014 (see the “My Book” tab), and I have another that’s in the revision stages and one that I’m currently writing. I think working on both sides of the editorial fence—writing and editing—enables me to really relate to…
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Richard Fox Won a Dragon Award — I’m His Editor!

Richard Fox writes military sci-fi novels, and I’ve been editing his books for years now, from the beginning of the Ember War series to the new Albion Lost and Iron Dragoon series he’s currently writing. I am so excited to report that Iron Dragoons won the Dragon Award for Military Sci-Fi or Fantasy Novel! Richard…
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You’re the author. I’m the editor: Respecting the difference

Hey, writers … ever wondered what would happen if you and your editor didn’t see eye to eye on every aspect of your book? This post is for you. I recently–and successfully–finished editing a romance with some magical realism elements. My client’s happy and moving on with publication, but I can’t tell you how many…
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