Looking for an editor who specialises in indie fiction?

I’m the editor for an indie author who has 41 books/series listed on Amazon. I’m the editor for an indie author whose day job is writing – it’s not a side hustle. I’m the editor for my husband. I used to feel embarrassed saying that. I felt it took away some of the kudos ofContinue reading “Looking for an editor who specialises in indie fiction?”

Macro and micro edits: a workflow.

🌍 Zoom out. 🔎Zoom in. 🌍 Macro. 🔎Micro. Sometimes we can’t see the wood for the trees. If we are writing or editing, this can prove a real problem. Maybe we’re so concerned with the overall message that we forget about the nuts and bolts – so rogue apostrophes may escape our notice, or weContinue reading “Macro and micro edits: a workflow.”

Editing workflow. Romance novel.

I’m starting a romance novella edit today. 💖 I love a will-they-won’t-they tale. 😊 My work is certainly varied. It will be a departure from the world of dragons 🐉 I’ve been inhabiting for the last couple of months. Variety is the spice of life. However, whether I’m dealing in fantasy, romance, or something else,Continue reading “Editing workflow. Romance novel.”

No smoke and mirrors. This is what happens if I edit your book.

There’s always that element of uncertainty when you hire a freelancer for the first time. ❔Will they do a good job? ❔Will they meet my deadline? ❔Will they offer value for money? ❔Will communication be smooth? The freelancer also has uncertainties when taking on a new client. ❔Will the work they’re offering fit in withContinue reading “No smoke and mirrors. This is what happens if I edit your book.”

Want a phone conversation to chat about your editing needs? That’s fine. And it’s also fine if you’d rather not!

We profess that email and messaging is so much more convenient than a phone call. But is it? I speak as someone who almost always uses email. But I had a business phone conversation this week and it was so successful that it has made me reflect. There’s a lot of to-ing and fro-ing withContinue reading “Want a phone conversation to chat about your editing needs? That’s fine. And it’s also fine if you’d rather not!”