Is A Manuscript Assessment Worth It?

Is a manuscript assessment worth it?
Writers seeking feedback for their latest book face several editorial options, including developmental editing, copy editing, and even feedback from friends and family. In addition to these options, it is also worth considering a manuscript assessment.

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Self Editing Your Book: Pre Edit Checklist

Self-editing Your Book: Pre-edit Checklist
As a writer, it is essential to develop several skills. Gone are the days when completing a manuscript was enough. Instead, today writers must also be technically savvy, with the ability to market their work and edit their books. 

In this article, you’ll discover why self-editing is essential; you’ll also learn why checklists can help and gain access to the checklist we use at BubbleCow when professionally editing writer’s novels. 

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How To Get The Most From Your Professional Book Edit: 8 Step Process

How to get the most from your professional book edit: 8 Step Process
So, you’ve had your book professionally edited, and you are faced with the task of turning the feedback into something that lifts your book to the next level. This article will help you do that.

You will discover here how to get the most from your professional book edit. You’ll learn a step-by-step process that addresses all the feedback, while also applying those tracked changes and even doing major rewrites.

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Developmental Editing Checklist: How To Edit Your Book Like A Pro

Developmental Editing Checklist: How to Edit Your Book Like a Pro
Editing your book can be a daunting prospect. Everything is so much more than checking for typos and plot holes. It, therefore, makes sense to approach the task of self-editing with a clear outline.

This is best presented in a developmental editing checklist.

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Book Editing Help: 9 Tips To Help You Edit Your Novel

Book Editing Help: 9 Tips to Help You Edit Your Novel
When it comes to getting book editing help, it can be a long and complicated process. Book editing requires a writer to approach their books with a new and different mindset. In this article, you'll discover nine tips to help you better edit your book.

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How Long Does A Developmental Edit Take?

How long does a developmental edit take?
Developmental editing is a complex and time-consuming process designed to lift a book from its current draught to a publishable standard. It should take approximately one calendar month for an average-sized novel to be edited. However, several factors must be considered when working out the final turn around time for a developmental edit.

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How To Format Dialogue In A Story [In Depth Guide For 2020]

How To Format Dialogue In A Story [In-depth Guide for 2020]
Writing and formatting dialogue can be difficult for even the most experienced writer.  The rules to formatting speech can often seem confusing and contradictory. 
 
In this article, you’ll discover the best practice for formatting dialogue. You’ll learn simple rules that will allow you to writing dialogue like a pro and you’ll come away with an understanding that will allow you to write with freedom.

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The Adverb Problem And Why Authors Should Care

The Adverb Problem and Why Authors Should Care
In this article, I will set out to explain why so many famous authors (Stephen King being perhaps the most vocal) warn other authors against the use of adverbs. In fact, King’s hatred of adverbs is so intense that he’s been quoted as saying, “Adverbs are evil.”

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Show Don’t Tell And How To Become A Better Writer

Show Don’t Tell And How to Become A Better Writer
For some, show, don’t tell has become a cliché with little value, but as a professional editor, I’d insist that showing, not telling is the most powerful tool a writer can use. Utilizing this one technique will make you a better writer overnight. Afterall, clichés are clichés for a reason and there’s a strong element of wisdom behind the well-worn phrase.

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How To Write Effective Dialogue In Your Novels

How To Write Effective Dialogue In Your Novels
If you follow the techniques outlined in this article, you will be able to write more effective and revealing dialogue for your novels. The techniques will allow you to avoid writing one-dimensional characters that fail to grasp the reader's interest and imagination.

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World Building Basics

World Building Basics
In this article, you'll discover a range of novel editing tips. You'll learn the steps you must take to prepare your book for publication and understand the editing process.

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Using Show Don’t Tell To Write Better Character Descriptions

Using show don’t tell to write better character descriptions
In this article, you'll discover a range of novel editing tips. You'll learn the steps you must take to prepare your book for publication and understand the editing process.

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Book Editing Books: A Complete List

Book editing books: A Complete List
In this article, you'll discover a range of novel editing tips. You'll learn the steps you must take to prepare your book for publication and understand the editing process.

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How Much Does Developmental Editing Cost?

How Much Does Developmental Editing Cost?
In this article, you'll discover a range of novel editing tips. You'll learn the steps you must take to prepare your book for publication and understand the editing process.

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Novel Editing Tips

Novel Editing Tips
In this article, you'll discover a range of novel editing tips. You'll learn the steps you must take to prepare your book for publication and understand the editing process.

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What Is Book Editing?

What is book editing?
If you follow the techniques outlined in this article, you will be able to write more effective and revealing dialogue for your novels. The techniques will allow you to avoid writing one-dimensional characters that fail to grasp the reader's interest and imagination.

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How Does Book Editing Work?

How Does Book Editing Work?
If you follow the techniques outlined in this article, you will be able to write more effective and revealing dialogue for your novels. The techniques will allow you to avoid writing one-dimensional characters that fail to grasp the reader's interest and imagination.

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Third Person Viewpoint A Comprehensive Overview For Writers [Including Examples]

Third Person Viewpoint A Comprehensive Overview For Writers [Including Examples]
If you follow the techniques outlined in this article, you will be able to write more effective and revealing dialogue for your novels. The techniques will allow you to avoid writing one-dimensional characters that fail to grasp the reader's interest and imagination.

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First Person Viewpoint A Comprehensive Overview For Writers [Including Examples]

First Person Viewpoint - A Comprehensive Overview for Writers [including examples]
If you follow the techniques outlined in this article, you will be able to write more effective and revealing dialogue for your novels. The techniques will allow you to avoid writing one-dimensional characters that fail to grasp the reader's interest and imagination.

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What Is Content Editing?

What is Content Editing?
If you follow the techniques outlined in this article, you will be able to write more effective and revealing dialogue for your novels. The techniques will allow you to avoid writing one-dimensional characters that fail to grasp the reader's interest and imagination.

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What Is Development Editing?

What is Development Editing?
If you follow the techniques outlined in this article, you will be able to write more effective and revealing dialogue for your novels. The techniques will allow you to avoid writing one-dimensional characters that fail to grasp the reader's interest and imagination.

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Hiring A Freelance Editor 2020

Hiring a freelance editor 2020
If you follow the techniques outlined in this article, you will be able to write more effective and revealing dialogue for your novels. The techniques will allow you to avoid writing one-dimensional characters that fail to grasp the reader's interest and imagination.

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Types Of Editing And How To Decide Which Editing Type Is Best For Your Book

Types of editing and how to decide which editing type is best for your book
If you follow the techniques outlined in this article, you will be able to write more effective and revealing dialogue for your novels. The techniques will allow you to avoid writing one-dimensional characters that fail to grasp the reader's interest and imagination.

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