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Accept my apology in advance if I get emotional while writing this.

I almost gave up on publishing this year, again. I was about shelving my book and telling myself, “So yeah, you completed your first novel but now you are too broke to edit your book.” 663 more words


Published Author 😁

No self-published author should publish their work without paying a professional to edit it first. Even if you’re hoping to traditionally publish your book, the agent or publisher will be looking for a polished sample that engages them with the story, not the several typos on page one alone. 913 more words

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8 April 2019: A Writer's Lessons from Reading: Lesson Two

Yesterday I finished The Man of my Dreams by Stephanie Aviles.

Here’s the back of book blurb:

Elena Garcia has earned her spurs—she’s given a decade of her life to the Air Force, and now she’s ready for a change.

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Jennifer Geoghan

4 Apr 2019: Lesson 1 in A Writer’s Lessons from Reading

I’ve often said that I feel like every book I read is like a lesson in writing. With that in mind I decided to share some of my lessons. 1,085 more words

Jennifer Geoghan

Editing Tips: Making the Most of Your Hard Copy Review

I’ve posted some updates recently on my editing process for Footfall and have gotten a few questions about how I edit my book. In particular, I’ve had some questions about why I am reviewing a hard copy. 1,720 more words


Rejections From a Literary Agent: Discouraging Writers, One Bad Query at a Time By Randy Kasten (Book Review #573)

Rejections from a literary agent is a humorous book written about Marcie Ribbons who is a literary agent. She is retired and spends her day responding to query letters. 230 more words


Three Things You Must Do Before Sending Your Book to an Editor

If you are venturing into the fast and loose world of self-publishing, you have to find a way to make your book stand out in the sea of books. 654 more words

Book Editing