An employee from Scribendi reached out to the iWriterly team to see if we would be interested in reviewing the company's editorial services in exchange for a free critique. Learn what we thought of the popular Canadian editing company in this week's iWriterly video. ABOUT SCRIBENDI Scribendi is a Canadian editing and proofreading company … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Scribendi Editorial Services Review + iWriterly Brand Update
I’m about to say something controversial. Are you ready? Freelance book editors aren’t necessary to get published. I know, crazy right? And coming from a freelance book editor, no less. Here’s the thing: Editors can be helpful in getting a manuscript ready for publication. Think about it—at some point, all writers are new to this … Continue reading Writer’s Digest Blog: How Freelance Developmental Editors Fit into Today’s Publishing Landscape
Querying writers have quite a few hurdles to jump through to secure literary representation. For those of you who don’t know what a query is or what I mean by literary representation, let’s go over a few of the basics to start. There are a few ways to publish a book, one of those being … Continue reading Writers Helping Writers Blog: Why Querying Writers Shouldn’t Write Sequels
As time goes on and the genre of novels matures and evolves, so too does reader expectation. For example, if you look at J. R. R. Tolkien’s LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy, you will probably note that the action sequences and battles scenes are often paragraphs or pages long. In books such as SIX OF … Continue reading Savvy Authors Blog: What is Character Agency?
Looking to work with critique partners (CPs) to improve your manuscript? Learn what a CP is, the best etiquette for working with them, and where to find them in this iWriterly video. This video is broken into three parts: What is a critique partner? 10 tips on critique partner etiquette Finding critique partners https://youtu.be/ej-ZGUmnICI … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Critique Partners: Etiquette & Where to Find Them