Developmental+editor Posts – Page 1 – The Author Or The Market By: Susan Mary Malone | Mar 29th 2015 – So, who do you write for? Yourself? Your readers? A combination? We all talk about this a lot. One side firmly states that you write for yourself. If you don"��t like your people and story, odds are no one else will either. Tags: The Ebb And Flow Of Stories By: Susan Mary Malone | Feb 22nd 2015 – Don"��t you just love a great book as it transports you to a different world. No matter what genre you love best, off on a journey you go. But ever have that feeling of either feeling bogged down in a book, or the rat-a-tat-a pace leaves you wishing to catch your breath? Tags: Lessons From The Traditional-publishing Model"�"timing By: Susan Mary Malone | Jan 25th 2015 – In the past, I"��ve talked about focusing on the book, honing in on the genre, and now for the third thing to take from Traditional-publishing"��s successes: Timing. Here I"��m not talking about all the time involved waiting on agents"�� and editors"�� responses to submissions. Tags: Lessons From The Traditional-publishing Model"�"the Genre"��s The Thing! By: Susan Mary Malone | Dec 29th 2014 – I"��ve talked before about how in Traditional Publishing it is important to focus on the product, the book! Now we continue with the second"�"knowing your genre. Tags: Lessons From The Traditional Publishing Model"�"the Book, The Book, The Book! By: Susan Mary Malone | Oct 25th 2014 – Traditional publishing is in the toilet. Big news flash, right? But what can book authors learn from big publishers"�� successes and failures? A lot. So let"��s dive in and today talk about the thing new writers are missing all over the place"�"putting the product, the book, first. Tags: Book-writing Goals By: Susan Mary Malone | Aug 25th 2014 – Writers ask me this literally all the time. Especially when trying to find their sea legs, novel writers worry whether they"��re writing enough. Often enough. Volume enough. Wanting to keep up with the Kings and the Pattersons. Tags: Some Tips For Self-publishers By: davis | May 21st 2014 – Producing a book requires a lot of different roles to be played. It needs a researcher, a writer, a proofreader, an editor, a book designer, and a marketer. If you want to self-publish your book, that shouldn"��t mean that you have to take all this onto yourself too. If you do, not only will you probably make yourself ill, … Tags: And The Novel–building To The Finish By: Susan Mary Malone | Apr 25th 2014 – Okay, so you"��ve done your book development and set up your novel well, established conflicts and turning points and twists. You"��ve created allies and villains and tests. You"��ve successfully navigated through the first two acts, avoiding those dreaded sagging middles"��. And now, we build to the end. Tags: Should Your Book Editor Be An Author? By: Susan Mary Malone | Mar 13th 2014 – Do book editors have to be authors themselves to successfully edit? It depends upon what sort of editing we"��re talking about. For copyeditors and proofers, no, although it often helps with idioms and the like. Tags: Writing Vs. Real Life By: Susan Mary Malone | Oct 27th 2012 – My writers often bemoan the fact that real life gets in the way of their creative endeavors. And this is true for us all. We are besieged at times by all of those things that can put the kibosh on our creativity and seem to drain our writing souls to the very core. Tags: Structure And The Novel–those Dreaded Sagging Middles By: Susan Mary Malone | Sep 27th 2012 – We"��ve discussed a good bit about novel"��s structure, focusing so far on writing a bang-up opening line, the first fifty pages, and getting through Act One. If you"��ve set those up well, then segueing into the middle section proves much easier. Tags: Are We Human Beings Having A Spiritual Experience By: Miriam Knight | Jul 15th 2012 – Whenever I hear someone claim that they are a spiritual being having a human experience, it bothers me-the way a sliver in my finger bothers me. I don’t notice it until someone says it again, and then I feel that familiar irritation. Tags: Self-help For Type A’s -how To Slow Down And Achieve More By: Miriam Knight | Jun 26th 2012 – Most of us do many works in a day but in each moment we are in a constant state of mental agitation. We always make hurry to get tasks completed and try to know how to become more productive? Let"��s learn about one of the most effective way to become more productive. Tags: Five Common Misperceptions About Enlightenment By: Miriam Knight | Jun 22nd 2012 – Enlightenment is actually defined in many ways and there are many misperceptions about it, like- it"��s a static end result or it can be achieved by some shortcuts. Let"��s see what"��s the actual thing is. Tags: Six Steps To A Quality Editorial Process By: Dragonfly Editorial | Feb 1st 2010 – A standard, reliable editorial process is an integral part of producing quality publications. Tags: Writing A Novel For Publication – The Levels Of Professional Editing And The Role Of Each By: Robert L. Bacon | Aug 27th 2009 – Some writers, especially at the early stages of their writing endeavors, have the misconception that the use of an editor is a sign of weakness. The reality is that the decision to work with an editor is paramount for acceptance by a major royalty publisher. There are many levels of editorial guidance, and this article ex … Tags: 相关的主题文章: