8 Things I Wish Authors Knew About Working With an Editor

8 Things I Wish Authors Knew About Working with an Editor

Authors who have never worked with an editor before sometimes come into the process with a few (or a lot of) misconceptions. While I do my best as editor to clear things up from the get go, I think it’s worthwhile for authors to be educated about the process as soon as possible. You may be years away from needing an editor, or you may

Guest Post: 3 Things Editors Can Do For You That You Can’t Do For Yourself

Three Things an Editor Can Do For You

Welcome fellow writer and comrade, A.B. Michaels. Her first novel, The Art of Love, released to enthusiastic reviews and her second novel, Sinner’s Grove, is forthcoming. She’s here today to share her thoughts on editors and why every writer needs one. Guest post by A.B. Michaels Are you a great writer? Fine. I believe it. You still need an editor. Listening to a panel of

How to Format Your Manuscript for Your Editor

How to Format Your Manuscript for Your Editor

Sometimes writers aren’t sure how to format their manuscript before sending it to an editor. Sometimes authors getting ready to submit to agents wonder about that, too. Either way, you do want your manuscript to be in standard form. Fortunately, it’s not hard. Here’s what to know before sending your manuscript to an editor or agent: 1. Use Microsoft Word. It’s the industry standard. If