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A writer-editor-teacher's quote of the week #164

Indeed, many students in the public education system aren’t “catching” what they need to know about writing— the most recent National Assessment of Educational Progress writing test found almost 75 percent of eighth- and twelfth-graders in the US wrote below grade level and only 3 percent of US students, across all demographics, wrote an an “advanced” level.

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Updates: the 'my brain hurts -- give me coffee!' edition

I’m now just slightly more than halfway through the first round of copyediting J. R. Handley’s military sci-fi novel Operation Breakout, so it won’t be finished by tea time. 501 more words

After Happily Ever After: Editrix and Author Alisha Costanzo Talks Secret Agents and Creative Impulses

If you haven’t heard about the After Happily Ever After anthology, this interview series is a front row seat into the creative minds of the authors who have re-envisioned the fairy tale world beyond the final credits. 1,902 more words

My new thang—editing

So, you’ve got to this point with your novel

and don’t know what to do next. You have just written The End. You want to get a publisher interested, or you want to publish it yourself, but it needs another pair of eyes casting over it first. 163 more words

Do's and Don'ts of Mobile Photography

  1. A Big no to using apps to use filters while clicking the pictures. They might make things look prettier than they are in real time but later on, you’ll see that the quality is compromised so much.
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Finding the right editor

After working on my book for a few years and pitching several agents, I heard my book was good but not compelling enough. I decided to hire an editor. 283 more words


Pros and Cons of Working in Books as a Freelancer

Today’s my birthday, so I want to do something a little more casual and talk about what I have found are the best and worst parts of working in my niche. 1,635 more words

My Job Experience