If You Want Perfection, You’d Better Be Prepared To Pay For It!

Some authors opt out of having manuscripts professionally edited.  I guess they think it’s an unnecessary expense.  Some authors just don’t know specifically what an editor does so they fail to see the value in hiring one.  And SOME authors may think that their friends and family members can read a manuscript and find anyContinue reading “If You Want Perfection, You’d Better Be Prepared To Pay For It!”

Sometimes It’s Good To Take A Few Steps Back Before Moving Forward

My editor recently told me that publishers don’t like the “s” in “towards,” “backwards,” or “forwards.”  Add this to the ever-increasing list of things I didn’t know about writing.  So I thought the title of this post was kind of apropos. It’s come to my attention that the first few posts here sent somewhat ofContinue reading “Sometimes It’s Good To Take A Few Steps Back Before Moving Forward”

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