Tag Archives: outside editors

A thousand points of write

Well, not quite a thousand. But enough that are of interest to writers.

A talk on the pros and cons of hiring an outside editor to go over your manuscript before you start submitting to publishing houses. 

The large print giveth and the small print taketh away — and the contract clauses help you deal with it.

If you have a book coming out, you’ve probably already figured out that a great deal of the publicity burden will be on your shoulders. So you might want to consider, along with the usual rounds of readings and books appearances, a blog publicity tour. The Book Publicity Blog explains the basics, and Blog Book Tours goes into the specifics.

In praise of Stephanie Plum, and Janet Evanovich. I had the pleasure of meeting Evanovich back when she was launching the Plum series, and she was the funniest and most down-to-earth person you’d ever want to meet. This Globe & Mail piece describes how Stephanie Plum has become the family business.

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