Happy New Year! I surprisingly completed all three of my goals for 2021. I got a job in publishing as a freelance editor, which has been going well. I've even got fifteen five star reviews! I also polished up my novel, and, on top of that, an editor looked over it. I got two more … Continue reading 2022 writing goals
ARCs — What are they? And why do writers need them?
ARCs—advanced reader copies—are important in the publishing process for every writer. The one major thing to do before publishing a book is build hype. You want your readers to jump up and down with excitement for your upcoming book. Quite similar to how many people get excited every time Marvel releases a new trailer. And … Continue reading ARCs — What are they? And why do writers need them?
6 things editors need to know from writers before editing
Editors are essential. It's also important to communicate some information with them when reaching out to get their services. Here are six things to keep in mind: Word count, not page count Knowing how many pages there are isn't as helpful as one might think. There is a general standard that every page is about … Continue reading 6 things editors need to know from writers before editing
Introducing Dragon Editing Services
I'm launching a freelance editorial service called Dragon Editing Services. This has been a work in progress, and I'm glad it's finally coming together. I provide three editing services: Manuscript Critique Copyediting Proofreading A manuscript critique evaluates your story’s strengths and weaknesses. You will receive an editorial letter with a plan of action to bring … Continue reading Introducing Dragon Editing Services