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Developmental Editing: What is it Exactly?

I’ve been fortunate enough in that many of my clients are already aware of developmental editing and why it’s important for their work, however this is not always going to be the case. Many authors, even self-published ones, still underestimate the importance of a “story” edit. That’s right, developmental editing focuses on the story, characters, […]

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Why It’s Important to Write a Book Review

Yesterday I was out to dinner with one of my close friends and we began talking about books. She loves books. She went through probably close to fifteen books in our conversation and pinpointed exactly what she did and didn’t like about each of them, so I asked her, “Why don’t you start a book review […]

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