Editing

10 Extra Ways To Proofread Your Writing Like A Boss

I bet you’ve heard the maxim 'Epistola non erubescit' by Cicero, which means 'Paper can't blush'. He said it 2,000 years ago. Some writers treat their audience like paper and they don't even try to proofread their texts, leaving this task to online spell checkers instead. That's sad! Writers…

The Science Behind Writing Drunk And Editing Sober

Ernest Hemingway is famously misquoted as having said 'write drunk, edit sober'. It may sound as if it is something he could have said, but as Jeff Goins explains, even if he had said it, he certainly did not practise what he preached. Brendan Brown…

The 5 Most Common Editing And Proofreading Mistakes

"Although editing and proofreading are often mentioned together, they are two different things. Editing means improving writing to put a message across in the best way. Proofreading means checking to ensure the writing is technically and aesthetically sound." (From 18 Things Writers Need To Know About…
18 Things Writers Need To Know About Editing And Proofreading

18 Things Writers Need To Know About Editing And Proofreading

Writers Write is a resource for writers. We’ve put together this post on things writers need to know about editing and proofreading. Although editing and proofreading are often mentioned together, they are two different things. Editing means improving writing to put the writer's message across…

3 Essential Editing Tips For Writers

Writers Write is a comprehensive writing resource. In this post, we share three essential editing tips for writers. Three Tips To Cache Those Typos You saw it, didn’t you? Even if spell check didn't. You can't ignore that single, pesky mistake. It bothers us. What…
12-Steps To Self-Editing

12-Steps To Self-Editing

Writers Write is your one-stop resource for writers. In this post, we share a stress-free guide to preparing a manuscript. Your Stress-Free Guide To Preparing A Manuscript When we talk about rewriting in Writers Write, delegates often go a bit pale. They seem to think…
An Editing Checklist For Writers

An Editing Checklist For Writers

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. Use this editing checklist for writers when you're rewriting your book. Are you thinking about editing your own copy? Sometimes, we have to do this ourselves. At Writers Write, we give our students a Rewriting Checklist as part of our…
Rewriting Checklist For Authors

Rewriting Checklist For Authors

Writers Write is your one-stop resource for writers. Use this rewriting checklist for authors to help you finish your book. The first draft of your novel is a sketch. It is a rough piece of writing where you have worked out a shape of a…

4 Types Of Book Editing

1. Developmental Editing (Part of the rewriting process) Any or all of the following: Working with the client and, usually, the author of a book or other document to develop a manuscript from initial concept, outline, or draft (or some combination of the three) through…

You Can Submit A Better Manuscript

Becoming a best-selling author is the driving force behind every aspiring writer. Only the most determined make it. Writers Write offers an advisory service to help bring your manuscript to the required standard for submission to a literary agent or publisher. Once you have completed your…
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