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23 05, 2017

Why Most Grammar Guides Suck (and Where to Get Answers Instead)

By | 2017-05-23T17:30:01+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Novel Editing|0 Comments

A little while ago I had the pleasure of seeing Professor Geoff Pullum, head of linguistics and English language at the University of Edinburgh, give a talk about grammar. Now I don’t know about you, but I’m wary of people [...]

17 05, 2017

What’s the Difference Between Omniscient and Third Person Narration?

By | 2017-05-18T20:01:23+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Novel Editing, Novel Writing|0 Comments

Whether you're a writer or an editor, it's sometimes easy to get confused between omniscient and third person narration. Omniscient narration, especially, is hard to identify because it's hard to write – so if you're dealing with a manuscript-in-progress, the author may not [...]

20 11, 2016

Where is Your Budget for Book Editing Best Spent?

By | 2017-05-18T20:01:56+00:00 November 20th, 2016|Novel Editing|0 Comments

Hiring a professional editor to work on your manuscript can be expensive. And you may have noticed there are lots of different editorial services to choose from. So if your budget is limited, which editorial service should you choose? In [...]