editing

5 Tips to Find Your Best Editor for Your Book Manuscript

5 Tips to Find Your Best Editor for Your Book Manuscript

A writer who worked with another editor came to me in tears after her book reviewers returned their reviews and asked “This isn’t the edited copy, is it?” I created these 5 tips for the client to use in finding an editor for her next book, and I want to share them with you, too, so you can find a great editor who will understand your expectations and support your goals.

Check Yourself: 4 Steps to Write and Edit with Emotional Intelligence, Not "Ego"

Check Yourself: 4 Steps to Write and Edit with Emotional Intelligence, Not "Ego"

My clients want someone to help them make their writing better, but they don’t want to be made to feel like all their ideas are bad or that they must become fully dependent on an “expert.” I keep my customer service at the forefront is to approach my writing and editing services with emotional intelligence.