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Editing: A Masterlist of Editing Resources

A masterlist of multiple resources that could be helpful for editors, copy editors, proofreaders, and even writers! 803 more words


Penny wise and pound foolish?

Lately at Indie-Scribable, I’ve had a few prospective clients contact me about proofreading their novels, only to lose them when I quote my price. As you’ve heard me say before, I started Indie-Scribable as a lower-cost alternative to the typical “professional” editor, who often charges upwards of $3K for proofreading a novel. 337 more words


What is a style sheet? For people using editors

If you work with a proofreader or editor on any project, either for a publisher or working independently or as a student, you might receive a Style Sheet from them with your corrected work. 1,076 more words


Dean Christensen reblogged this on The Dean's English and commented:

I've been following Liz Dexter's blog for a while and often appreciate her helpful posts. As a copyeditor who uses style sheets with every project, I'm taking her up on her offer to reblog this informative piece. (Thank you, Liz!)

State Your Price

Via: Daily Prompt – Conquer

When I left my career to pursue writing fictions, I knew the day will come when I start freelancing. After all, unless you become an instant best-selling author, you must find some other means to pay the bills. 559 more words

Creative Writing

I can edit your shorter pieces too, you know

This couldn’t hurt. You’re getting a short story ready to submit to a contest or an anthology and you think maybe it could use a little brush-up or some tweaking. 308 more words


Proofreading Tips

Are you in the habit of checking your work emails before you click send? If you don’t, you probably should. It could negatively affect your business. 461 more words


Mind the Gap

Looking at the spaces between vertical railings on my friend’s just-built deck, I could only say, “This can’t adhere to any code.” The spaces were a good two feet apart, so any child under the age of six could easily walk right off the deck. 296 more words