Posted on 04/25/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Quick and Dirty Tips hosts the Grammar Girl podcast, so it’s only fair that one post should be titled “3...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Tagged As: Editing, Grammar Girl

Posted on 04/01/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here’s a handy checklist to keep in mind the next time you revise your work. Jordan Rosenfeld, author of How...

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Tagged As: Editing, Jane Friedman

Posted on 03/20/2019 at 09:03 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Most pieces on beta readers (including one we shared from Writer’s Digest) focus on how to choose them and make...

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Posted on 03/18/2019 at 09:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Don’t hate us, but we have another type of editing to recommend: editing for audio production. Jules Horne writes her...

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Posted on 03/15/2019 at 03:00 PM by Guest Author

Today’s guest post on improving your writing and self-editing comes from Chloe Bennet. Editing your own work can be difficult,...

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Posted on 03/12/2019 at 12:44 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Kristen Lamb knows editors — especially good ones, or ones called to do heavy lifting — aren’t cheap. She knows...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Tagged As: Editing, Writing advice

Posted on 02/25/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Louise Harnby has a polite suggestion to authors seeking to convey accents in their works: Don’t try to use phonetic...

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Posted on 02/25/2019 at 11:07 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s unrealistic to expect the first version of your story (or, really, anything) to be perfect, but that doesn’t mean...

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Posted on 02/20/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When LS Hawker first realized she’d need to use beta readers to prepare two manuscripts in twelve months, she certainly...

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Tagged As: Editing, Writer's Digest

Posted on 02/07/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Benjamin Dreyer has spent nearly three decades in the copy-editing field, so unsurprisingly he has more than a few strong...

Categories: Behind the scenes