Contrary to what you may have heard, books do not write themselves. Maybe one in ten million authors can dash out the bulk of a… Read More »Book-Writing Helpers, From “360 Degree” to “Pinpoint”
Welcome to our “Writing/Editing” page, which is where you’ll find our blog articles on writing and editing books. Enjoy the articles and if you’d like help ghostwriting your book, give us a call!
Right off the bat, you absolutely must answer one very big question: Why are you writing a book? Not just this book, but any book?… Read More »The “Whys” and “Why Nots” of Writing a Book
Preparing to write a book is a bit like getting ready to cook a four-course dinner for important guests. There’s nothing worse than being knee-deep… Read More »Prepping the “Ingredients” for Your Book
12 steps to writing the perfect query letter, which is your first opportunity to wow a literary agent with your book idea. A lot has to go into one little letter, so it’s vital to get it right!
Writing is a craft and a discipline, and if you want to be a successful writer you’ll need to develop certain essential skills. Here are ten habits that will see you through any kind of writing that you do—books, magazine or newspaper articles, website content; you name it.
Many people confuse the copy editor and proofreader, but they have different and distinct duties. A look at the two, what they do for your manuscript, and why and when you should use them.
Each of these experts can help you create your book. But they have different roles and tools, and may or may not be appropriate for you and your manuscript at certain points. Here’s a look at these professionals and how they can help you.
Clear, direct, and readable writing is a must for non-fiction writers. Mastering these 12 rules will help ensure that your words don’t stand in the way of your message.
A quick look at the copy editor, developmental editor, proofreader, and other professionals who can help you create a great book!