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How An Editor Sees It (#10queries)

*This post was updated in August 2017. I am a participating editor for a contest called #RevPit. It’s an annual contest for writers that happens once a year, in April. To learn more and see the schedule of events, visit: http://www.reviseresub.com/  This event matches authors with editors with the goal of completing detailed edits to have […]

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Audiobook Tips for Authors

Audiobook Tips for Authors from a Listener * This is not based in research, only the personal reactions of a newly addicted audiobook listener. Lately I’ve become addicted to audiobooks. I love that I can do other things while I read a book; exercise, play mindless iPad games, clean, cook, eat, etc. I tend to […]

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On Writing a Synopsis

Writing a synopsis is tough right? No wonder it’s called “The Dreaded Synopsis” when it’s time for a writer to create one. I’m currently working on creating my own, so hey, I’m right there with you. I just want to hire someone else to do it! But I know that no one knows my story […]

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5 Things Authors Can Outsource to a Virtual Assistant

Guest post by Jordan Hansen Writing is generally a pretty solitary thing. You get your coffee, your laptop, and a comfy chair, maybe you put on a highly curated playlist, and you go. Because writing is so personal in nature, it’s not usually considered a task that can be shared. While I would agree with the […]

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What NOT to Say to a Literary Agent (or Editor)

I recently I attended a lecture hosted by GLAWS, and the guest speaker for the day was literary agent, Steve Hutson. I’m sure you can guess the focus of the event (hint, see featured picture). What NOT to Say to a Literary Agent (or Editor). I like attending events such as this because on top of the […]

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