Editing/Revision

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JANE ERRS – AND SO DO I by Becke Martin Davis

I’ve been on a writing sabbatical since I moved to Chicago and became a full time babysitter for my grandkids. When my own kids were little I managed to keep up with a freelance non-fiction […]

8 Ways to Touch the Heart of Your Reader with Rose Scott

TweetMy guest today, Rose Scott believes every good writer should be a good reader. I’m betting our RU Writing crew out there agrees! Have you ever paid attention to what kinds of books move you […]

And Now a Word from the Copy Editor…Nan Reinhardt

TweetIsn’t it amazing the people you connect with on Social Media? Nan Reinhardt is just one of those people – a copy editor AND a romance author! Who better to write a post for RU? […]

Repeaters, Replicants, and Restarts, Oh My – by Helen Henderson

TweetA couple of years ago, one of my critique partners pointed out that my character sauntered three times in one chapter. It was a good catch on her part because it totally escaped my notice. […]

Editing for Pantsers with Terri L. Austin

Your manuscript might be the best thing you’ve ever written or upon closer inspection, a pile of words. Either way, editing is a crucial part of the process. Author Terri L. Austin’s last two books […]

Embracing Change by Maggie Bolitho

A few months ago, Maggie Bolitho traveled over 12,000 miles throughout Australia. During the trip, she met with her publisher and worked on edits for her latest book. Today, Maggie shares her advice on getting […]

Cracking the WIP with Donna Cummings

I have to say when I read Donna’s title for her post, I didn’t “get it”. Cracking the WIP. Awesome idea, I thought. It wasn’t until I wrote it in the title bar that I […]

Editing: A Matter of Butt in the Chair by Jeffrey Marks

When I met Jeffrey Marks at a book signing in Cincinnati, Ohio many years ago, I knew I’d found a kindred spirit. Right up with romance and romantic suspense, my other favorite genre is mystery […]

Do’s and Don’ts for Introducing Your Protagonist with Anne R. Allen

Due to a scheduling mishap, we’re sharing an old post by one of our favorite Visiting Professors, author and blogger Anne R. Allen.  Introducing your main character to your reader may be the single trickiest […]

Are You Waving The Novice Writer Flag? by Rayne Hall

Rayne Hall returns with advice on how to avoid the tell tale signs of a newbie writer. Happy to have you back, Rayne!   Editors can tell if a writer is a novice or a […]

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