February 10th, 2021

10 Self-Editing Tips

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Ellen Buikema | Writing Craft

By Ellen Buikema

I often feel that my first drafts are like the first cooked pancake in a batch, otherwise known in my family as the doggy-pancake—tasty but with issues.

Although it is said that Shakespeare never crossed out a line, most published books have very different first drafts.… Read the post

February 26th, 2020

5 Steps to Becoming a Superstar Self-Editor

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Indie Publishing | Writing Craft

by Kris Maze

self editing

How does one become a superstar editor? Or even just a better self-editor? Take a class?  Get a coach? Getting an editor job takes years of study and experience, but if your goal is to strengthen your manuscript and to gain satisfaction from growing in your craft, there's a resource that may be a good starting point.… Read the post


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