Macro and micro edits: a workflow.

๐ŸŒ Zoom out. ๐Ÿ”ŽZoom in. ๐ŸŒ Macro. ๐Ÿ”ŽMicro. 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 โ€“ 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. ๐Ÿ’– I love a will-they-won’t-they tale. ๐Ÿ˜Š My work is certainly varied. It will be a departure from the world of dragons ๐Ÿ‰ 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. โ”Will they do a good job? โ”Will they meet my deadline? โ”Will they offer value for money? โ”Will communication be smooth? The freelancer also has uncertainties when taking on a new client. โ”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!”