Daily Archives: August 21, 2013

Six Easy Tips for Self-Editing Your Fiction

Awesome post for writers by Author Kristen Lamb.

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There are a lot of hurdles to writing great fiction, which is why it’s always important to keep reading and writing. We only get better by DOING. Today we’re going to talk about some self-editing tips to help you clean up your book before you hire an editor.

When I worked as an editor, I found it frustrating when I couldn’t even GET to the story because I was too distracted by these all too common oopses.

There are many editors who charge by the hour. If they’re spending their time fixing blunders you could’ve easily repaired yourself? You’re burning cash and time. Yet, correct these problems, and editors can more easily get to the MEAT of your novel. This means you will spend less money and get far higher value.

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Wordless Wednesday (Aug 21)

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WWW Wednesdays (Aug 21)

WWW_Wednesdays4To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions…

• What are you currently reading?
• What did you recently finish reading?
• What do you think you’ll read next?

My Answers:

Promise (Soul Savers, #1)Currently Reading: Promise (soul Savers#1) by Kristie Cook so far is very good and I am really enjoying it.

Shift (Shade, #2) Recently Finished: Shift (shade #2) by Jeri Smith-Ready. I was equally impressed with this second installment of the series. Here is a link to my review:


Next for me?

Deity (Covenant, #3) Deity (covenant #3) by Jennifer Armentrout. I Downloaded this on my Kindle the other day and can’t wait to start. The first two were awesome and I expect the same from this.

PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT with either the link to your own WWW Wednesdays post, or share your answers in a comment here (if you don’t have a blog). Thanks! :D

WWW Wednesday is a meme hosted by Should Be Reading. Check out their blog!