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Love to Write, Hate to Edit? 5 Steps to Make Editing Fun

by Auburn Seal  •  August 30, 2016

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Do you love to write but hate to edit? In my experience, there are two types of writers: those who love to spin out their first draft and those who love, love, love massaging the first draft over multiple passes of editing. The second type, though I love them, I sort of can’t stand them.

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Four Ways to Banish Writer’s Block

by Auburn Seal  •  May 5, 2016

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Writer’s Block. It’s a real thing with real consequences. Let’s talk about it. When you talk about something, it becomes less scary of a thing. So let’s banish writer’s block to the shadows. There are lots of things can keep us from writing and it’s not always about being blocked. Sometimes life carries us away

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The Most Important Step after Editor Feedback

by Auburn Seal  •  March 8, 2016

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Picture this. You’ve just opened the email from your editor. The one you’ve been waiting for and obsessing about for weeks. There is maybe a tiny piece inside you that hoped you’d get a few suggestions for minor change and a big helping of ‘you are the most amazing, naturally gifted writer I’ve ever read’.

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How to Choose an Editor and Ensure a Soft Landing for Your Novel

by Auburn Seal  •  February 18, 2016

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Have you just finished your first book? Everyone keeps tossing about words like editor, cover designer, author platform. If you are anything like I was after that first book, you are probably hiding in the corner in the fetal position. There are so many next steps it’s hard to know what to do next. Today

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Welcome to 2016! A Publishing Roadmap

by Miral Sattar  •  January 11, 2016

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Thought I’d share some of my favorite publishing tips of 2015 for you to enjoy and make 2016 even better for you. We’ve organized a self-publishing roadmap to guide you through your publishing journey.

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Publishing News Roundup Series: Dealing with Criticism as an Author

by Maureen Crisp  •  October 19, 2015

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  Criticism is always the hardest thing to deal with as a self published author, especially after all the extra effort you put in to your work.


The Key to a Great Book is Editing

by Bibliocrunch  •  March 24, 2014

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The key to a great book is always editing. Make sure your book is polished before it goes to publication.  

#Indiechat – Hiring Editors for Your Book

by Miral Sattar  •  January 16, 2014

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Every week we host #indiechat. We invite industry experts and authors to discuss and share tips on the indie and publishing landscape. #Indiechat is held every Tuesday at 9pm EST. You can check out our previous chat logs on BiblioCrunch Storify.

Important Tips for Self-Publishing Success

by BiblioCrunch  •  October 22, 2013

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Anyone who has tried self-publishing knows that it’s a contact sport much like the football games inundating TV at the moment.

Different Types of Editing – Which One Do I Need for My Book?

by BiblioCrunch  •  June 11, 2013

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You’ve finished your manuscript and the next step is professional editing. But choosing the kind of editing you need can be frustrating because of the inconsistent usage of the terms used to describe types of editing.