Category Archives: Proofreading

Revise It! Story Pacing Essentials – Move and Process

It has been said that only in the revision process is the true nature of your book revealed. It is also the place where you can refine the pacing of your book. Here are some tips on that process.

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November Winds Are Calling – Should I Publish My #NaNoWriMo Novels? ~ Christa Wojciechowski

Nano is done for another year but now comes the question, what do I do with my novel? Here are some thoughts on the publication of your newly minted masterwork.

Source: November Winds Are Calling – Should I Publish My #NaNoWriMo Novels? ~ Christa Wojciechowski

Don’t Overuse Names in Dialogue – Helping Writers Become Authors

Using names in dialogue can be both overdone to the point of tedium and underdone to the point of confusion. Here are some tips on how to walk that line safely.

Points out the common and annoying pitfall of overusing names in dialogue and explains how to avoid it.

Source: Don’t Overuse Names in Dialogue – Helping Writers Become Authors

Grammar Girl : Quotation Marks with Periods and Commas :: Quick and Dirty Tips ™

Punctuation and quotation marks. A frustrating point for many writers. Here are some tips for clarity.

Today, as promised, we’ll talk about how to mix quotation marks with other punctuation.Quotation Marks with Commas and PeriodsOne of the most common question people ask me is whether periods and commas go inside or outside a closing quotation mark, and there’s a reason everyone is co

Source: Grammar Girl : Quotation Marks with Periods and Commas :: Quick and Dirty Tips ™

15 Places to Find Your Next Beta Reader – Helping Writers Become Authors

Great beta readers are critical to the writing process. Here are some tips on where to find them.

Take advantage of this resource to help you find the right beta reader to help you polish your writing to the next level.

Source: 15 Places to Find Your Next Beta Reader – Helping Writers Become Authors

Haven’t I Learned Enough? – Wordquill

Good writers (and editors) never stop learning. It is a daily, ongoing process.

When I was teen writer, I was on top of things. I had quite strong opinions on what was right, what was wrong, what was accurate, and what was completely laughable. I knew how to write. Then I grew up. One of the most important steps of this “growing up” was realizing that nope, I […]

Source: Haven’t I Learned Enough? – Wordquill