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8 Best Romance Novels – March 2019

Caroline T. | Editor of Romance Novels and Womens Fiction The New York Times Best Sellers List A recent curiosity for how things were going in Romancelandia had me perusing a sampling of March 2019 bestseller lists. The New York Times has done away with the Mass...

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10 Questions To Ask Before You Hire A Book Editor

Even for those people who’ve established themselves with successful careers outside the publishing world, editing is a brand new and unfamiliar experience. For this reason, it’s important to find an editor whose experience closely matches your needs.

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Why Produce A Book Index And Who Should Do It?

Book Indexing Quiz Time for a quick test of your knowledge of back-of-the-book indexing. Would you say the following statements are true or false? 1. The index can be created by a computer. 2. Creating an index is a simple job. 3. A good index adds value to the book....

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4 Common Objections to Hiring a Freelance Editor

A professional editor is an objective, critical second eye that every author, especially one who is self-publishing, needs to ensure their final product is the very best it can be. The editing and proofreading process seems like an expensive undertaking, so many...

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Why Book Editors Need Samples Before Quoting A Price

The #1 question we get is: “How much will it cost to edit my book?” Here's why book editors can't give you a blind price quote: The Writer Is English your first language? Did you ace every English class you took? Do you write in dialect or “proper English?” Are you a...

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Book Editing & Proofreading: Can You Trust Grammarly?

By David Alan Developmental Editor - Copyeditor - Proofreader - Writer Book Editing Associates ***************************************** The Grammarly App To see if Grammarly worked for book manuscripts, I put it to the test. I took 5,000 words of an unedited novel...

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How to Enter and Win Book Award Contests

Contest Tips from Indie Book Awards Judge Beth Bruno editin If you are a published author, whether published in the mainstream or independently, the marketing and promotion of your title(s) will be your responsibility. Unless you are a celebrity or are very well...

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6 Must-Have Scenes In Your Romance Novel

Writing a romance novel aimed at traditional publishing When you plunk down money or check out a title from a library, you expect certain reading parameters to be met. If you’re a prolific romance reader, you want to experience all of the emotional high notes at the...

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