Though the terms are often used interchangeably, copyediting and proofreading are technically quite different. Join me on a mini etymological journey to clarify the difference and illustrate when you need each type of editing. And let me know if you spot any typos!
Pardon the title; I couldn’t help myself. Today I want to talk about point of view, or POV. The POV is the perspective from which your story is being told. Unless you’re writing your autobiography, your POV is not your … Read More
Before I begin, let it be noted that I am by no means an expert in building websites, not even in WordPress. Since beginning this website in February, I am entirely self-taught. But I’ve had a lot of fun building … Read More
Since I went Medieval in my post two weeks ago, I’m now going to jump way forward in time and talk about author websites. If you’re an author and you want people to read and buy your books, you need … Read More
I’ve alluded in previous posts to the idea that editors don’t expect authors to accept all of their suggestions, particularly in my posts on the editing process. I talked about the logistics of accepting or rejecting changes in Microsoft Word … Read More
The time has come to make a bit of a change in my blog posting. While I really enjoy crafting my long posts about various aspects of writing, I worry that I will burn myself out if I continue at … Read More