Savvy Authors Blog: How an Editor Knows Your Book Isn’t Ready After the First Chapter

There are many things publishing professionals look for in your first pages and chapter: voice, storytelling personality, if the story starts in the right place, showing vs. telling, grammar, grasp of the English language, and more. As a freelance developmental editor and former literary agent, I usually knew after the first few pages or chapter … Continue reading Savvy Authors Blog: How an Editor Knows Your Book Isn’t Ready After the First Chapter

iWriterly Video: Book Gift Guide: 15 Types of Friends & Books They Will Love

Our holiday iWriterly video is now LIVE on our YouTube channel: Book Gift Guide: 15 Types of Friends & the Books They Will Love Finding a gift for book-lovers and soon-to-be-book-lovers for holidays, birthdays, or other celebrations can be tough—particularly finding the perfect book they won't be able to put down (thereby becoming as addicted as you … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Book Gift Guide: 15 Types of Friends & Books They Will Love