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Copyediting vs Proofreading: Not the Same Thing

March 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

In school, chances are that you learned that an important part of the writing process is "proofreading." Which meant checking over your final draft for spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors before you turned it in. Now that we're all grown up... What the heck is the deal with this "copyediting" step? And is it different from proofreading? [...continue...]
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After #NaNoWriMo, What Next?

December 4, 2018 | 1 Comment

#NaNoWriMo 2018 has ended. Now that it's over...what are you planning to do with your draft?Allow me to make a blunt suggestion: Bring it to me.  [...continue...]
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#writereditorproblems

August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

I make the majority of my living on proofreading and copyediting books for major publishers on a freelance basis. This leaves me with many #writereditorproblems. Case in point: I just finished proofreading a novel that I found utterly repugnant, and I need to relieve some pressure. [...continue...]

HIRE ME TO COPYEDIT YOUR DAMN BOOK

June 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ok, friends. Let’s have some real talk, shall we? I’m a publishing professional. I’ve worked in various parts of the publishing industry, performing various tasks, since I was in undergrad. I know my way around the writing process, the publishing process, and, most importantly for [...continue...]

Need Cash, Will Copyedit

February 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

I wrote a book review recently that was less of a review and more of an appeal to people who love books to please abide by professional book-publishing standards before publishing books. It happens so often these days: everyone has a book in them, as the saying goes, and it’s easier than ever [...continue...]