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Johannesburg, South Africa


The process of working with an editor

January 11, 2020

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Featured Posts

January 24, 2020

Manuscript appraisals: what they are, what you should expect from an appraisal, and tips on how to find the right editor to appraise your work.

January 11, 2020

What does an editor do, when do you need to hire a freelance editor, and the editing process at traditional publishers.

January 25, 2019

In this latest post in this series on Publishing Terminology, we look at words starting with the letters T & U.

January 11, 2019

If you want to sell your book to readers or editors, you need to be very specific on what genre your book is. Find out why and how to identify your genre here.

October 13, 2017

In today's post in the Publishing Terminology, we're looking at publishing terms that start with the letter G.

August 18, 2017

Back in the days when you were just another reader, I'll bet you couldn't have named the publisher of any of the books you read. Now that you're writing, you might not feel much different. After all, you'll just be happy to have your baby published, see...

June 9, 2017

In this third post in my regular monthly feature on Publishing Terminology, we'll be looking at words that start with C.

June 2, 2017

With every story you write, you are learning and growing. In publishing, perseverance pays off. There are many successful published writers out there who wrote 10 or more manuscripts before they finally sold. Those who gave up after the first rejection never get to be...

May 12, 2017

In this second post in my regular monthly feature of Publishing Terminology, we'll be looking at words that start with B.

May 5, 2017

Following on from my post last week debunking the myths of traditional publishing, there are a ton of excellent reasons why being published in print by a bona fide publisher is the ultimate goal of most writers. Today I'm going to focus on all the great things publ...

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