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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