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"To Read, Perchance To Write": The Eloquent Life Of Editor And Avid Reader Robert Gottlieb

The New York Times “Books” section featured a review of the life and work of Robert Gottlieb, the accomplished editor and publisher for 60 years at Simon & Schuster, Knopf and The New Yorker. 160 more words


5 Essential Questions to Ask Yourself Before Hiring a Book Editor

You finally finished writing your book. There’s a glimmer of hope that the end is near. It’s time to pass your rough draft on to an editor to clean it up, right?


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How To Choose The Best Academic Proofreading Services?

Nothing is considered to be unprofessional more than grammatical and spelling errors found in any written work or academic paper. Every university student needs to submit his or her final year academic paper, but how will you be sure about the quality of work? 365 more words


Terry Rawlings: An editing great..

Science Fiction is great isn’t it kids? All those spaceships zipping around, green bug eyed monsters and crazy ray guns. It’s strictly for the youth though and is all a load of nonsense, with nothing of any value to say. 482 more words


Life of Nature

“Life of Nature” is a poem in which one of Clark Writes’ newest editors, Bruno Lieto, meanders through his relationship with the world around him. It is one of the many enchanting poems posted on his personal blog, 

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What To Do When You Sit Down To Pitch Your Novel In-Person

After attending conferences around North America for the past 6 years I’ve seen an array of pitching techniques. Some good. Some…not so good. I get it. 610 more words


vanderso reblogged this on Just Can't Help Writing and commented:

Good practical (and empathetic) advice on pitching from agent Carly Watters! I've had good luck recently from listing about eight plot points to keep me on track. No one seems to mind if I use a page of notes. What about you? What techniques do you use to make your pitch sessions work?