This week's blog post comes early, and will be short and sweet, because holidays 😉 I just wanted to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving (quite belated if you're Canadian, sorry! 😉 ) Quick update on Grigory's Gadget: I just sent my manuscript to the Writership editors on Friday for copy editing! I'm also starting to … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
Good editing is vital for a good book. If you really want your book to shine, you need a professional editor. Editing your book yourself is great and all, but getting another, professional set of eyes can make a huge difference. If you're publishing traditionally, your publishing house likely has its own editor(s) on hand … Continue reading How I Found My Professional Editor
Background: I recently ran an Indiegogo Campaign to help fund my debut novel, Grigory's Gadget. Since I've decided to self-publish, the cost of professional editing, cover design, etc. is my burden, rather than a publisher's. For the editors and designers I've decided to work with (Writership and Deranged Doctor Design) that burden summed up to … Continue reading What I Learned From My Indiegogo Campaign
First, a disclaimer: I'm not participating in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) this year. But I have a good reason. I'm editing the novel I wrote for NaNoWriMo LAST year, one that was over 50,000 words by the end of the day on November 30th. Since I was able to successfully win NaNoWriMo (twice, actually: … Continue reading How I Won NaNoWriMo