Editing

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In Praise of Slower Writing with Maggie Bolitho

We live in a hurry up world. But should that apply to your writing? Author Maggie Bolitho on quality over quantity.  Welcome to RU, Maggie! When my first box of books was delivered this year, […]

Dealing with Rejection by Tessa Shapcott

Welcome back to regular contributor Tessa Shapcott. Today we’re going to learn how to deal with rejection – if you’re a writer, you know it’s something you’re going to have to face one day! You’ve […]

Jo Robertson on Revision with Diction and Syntax

Author Jo Robertson visits the RU campus today with an excellent post on the importance of sentence structure and word choices.  Welcome back to RU, Jo!  One of the greatest tools in the author’s arsenal […]

Ten Lessons I Learned Writing a Real-Life Romance by Patience Bloom

I met Harlequin editor Patience Bloom via Twitter – and immediately asked her to post with us on RU! Now Patience has written her own book and wants to share with us what she’s learned […]

Shhhh! 7 Dirty Little Secrets Your Editor Doesn’t Want You To Know with Christine Pride

We ALL love secrets, right? Well here is our chance to get inside the mind of an editor. Welcome Christine Pride! Shhhhh! Seven Dirty Little Secrets Your Editor Doesn’t Want You To Know Everyone loves a secret, right? […]

From Caterpillar to Butterfly: My Evolution as a Writer by Codi Gary

We love hearing stories about a writer’s path to publication. Today, we welcome Avon author Codi Gary, who shares her first book experience with us.  Welcome to RU, Codi! The first manuscript I ever finished was […]

When Is a Word Not a Word with Kristin Anders

I’m so excited to have freelance editor, Kristin Anders, here with us today. We were introduced via Facebook by author Gina L. Maxwell and we hit it off. I was immediately impressed with her talent […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Critiquing with Anna Sugden

Whether you’re writing a critique or on the receiving end, critiques are an invaluable part of your growth as a writer. Today, author Anna Sugden shares the pointers and pitfalls on the art of critiquing. […]

All in the Details with Adrienne Giordano

Today, we welcome back RU co-founder and multi-published author, Adrienne Giordano. Good morning, RU Crew. It’s wonderful to be back with my RU peeps! Not long ago, while working on a scene for my upcoming […]

When is it Time to Hire an Editor? with RU Contributing Editor Heather Webb

Help me welcome RU’s newest contributor – freelance author and writer Heather Webb! When is it Time to Hire an Editor? Most writers wrestle with novel revisions and at some point find themselves asking—when is […]

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