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What Do Acquisition Editors Really Want?

What Do Acquisition Editors Really Want?

What Do Acquisition Editors Really Want? By Shay Goodman. Reposted with permission from Write Divas Just what does that confounding acquisitions editor want from you? And you thought the age-old question about what women want was a stumper. Today I wanted to discuss just what it is that acquisition editors are looking for. Do you know what makes an editor choose one story over another? Well, it’s fairly simple really, but for those on the outside looking in, it may … Read entire article »

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When to Hire an Editor

When to Hire an Editor

When to Hire an Editor By Janine Savage. Reposted with permission from Write Divas Now that you have your manuscript written,  you’ve revised it and handed it out to people who gave you their honest opinion, and then revised and polished it some more… it’s time for the final stages so you can publish your creation for everyone to read. You can see the end in sight, the light at the end of the tunnel, the finish line or … Read entire article »

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All You Need To Know About Proofreading

All You Need To Know About Proofreading

All You Need To Know About Proofreading By Janine Savage. Reposted with permission from Write Divas   When most people ask for a proofread, they expect their manuscript will get a once-over to fix errors and make sure it makes sense. But there’s a lot more to a proofread than simply catching typos and misspelled words. Proofreading is less about the content of the document and more about writing and typographical errors. And before you object, the answer … Read entire article »

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All You Need To Know About Line Editing

All You Need To Know About Line Editing

All You Need To Know About Line Editing By Jen Matera.  Reposted with permission from Write Divas When I saw that I was writing an article about line editing, I laughed out loud. And then I panicked. Line editing has been a sort of abstract concept to me, something in the periphery that I never quite understood. For me, editing started out as a very definitive exercise; my first editing experience was beta reading for a friend, and I … Read entire article »

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Understanding “Developmental Edit ”

Understanding “Developmental Edit ”

Understanding “Developmental Edit” By Shay Goodman. Reposted with permission from Write Divas Today, the Divas discuss developmental editing—what it is and what to expect if you hire an editor to develop your manuscript. Developmental editing is an intensive form of editing. It is target and tailored to the specific needs of your manuscript and abilities as an author. The editor, and sometimes editors, may act as teachers, ghostwriters, writing coaches, and creative consultants. You should ask your editor … Read entire article »

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