Don't Fear the Reaper: Why Every Author Needs an Editor (2020)

Don't Fear the Reaper: Why Every Author Needs an Editor Blake Atwood Don t Fear the Reaper Why Every Author Needs an Editor You ve written a book so now what You may be asking yourself Should I hire an editor What kind of editor do I need How much will professional editing cost Where can I find an editor What will an edit
  • Title: Don't Fear the Reaper: Why Every Author Needs an Editor
  • Author: Blake Atwood
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  • Page: 107
  • Format: Paperback
Don't Fear the Reaper: Why Every Author Needs an Editor Blake Atwood You ve written a book, so now what You may be asking yourself Should I hire an editor What kind of editor do I need How much will professional editing cost Where can I find an editor What will an editor expect from me What can I expect from an editor Don t Fear the Reaper Why Every Author Needs an Editor answers these questions and , while also of You ve written a book, so now what You may be asking yourself Should I hire an editor What kind of editor do I need How much will professional editing cost Where can I find an editor What will an editor expect from me What can I expect from an editor Don t Fear the Reaper Why Every Author Needs an Editor answers these questions and , while also offering Advice on self editing How to best prepare your book for an editor How to make an editor not like you so much Why patience is key in writing and publishing Bonus chapters include the inspiring Unveiling Validation s Hiding Place How to Defeat Every Writer s Nightmare and the resourceful 20 Must Read Books on Writing and Publishing As menacing as editors may appear, you have no need to fear them They may slice and dice your words and ideas, but they re on your side Don t Fear the Reaper will help you make the most of your writer editor relationship while encouraging you to keep pursuing the writing craft one that admits no masters, but only lifelong students.
Don't Fear the Reaper: Why Every Author Needs an Editor Blake Atwood

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One thought on “Don't Fear the Reaper: Why Every Author Needs an Editor

  1. Yoanna

    I found a lot of useful information in this book, and there are also quite a few inspirational moments that make you itch with writing motivation I should get it in paperback and highlight and reread paragraphs before I did down to write

  2. B. R.Kyle

    Aspects I Enjoyed This was an enjoyable short eBook on how the Editing process works at a professional level, and while this book gave much needed advice and was very practical, I would mostly recommend this for first time authors or authors with minimal experience with the Editing and Publishing Industry After reading this, I felt inspired to return to writing and felt much better about my current writing progress or importantly, the lack there of it I particularly liked the Afterword with all [...]

  3. Chris Oestereich

    A lot to chew onThis book covers a lot of important material that is especially relevant for supporting and early career authors, and anyone who s considering self publishing for the first time Blake distills a number of lessons that I had to learn the hard way, while also offering many new ideas to consider I suspect I ll be revisiting my notes in this one often.

  4. Lilac Reviews

    Author Blake Atwood Reviewed by Felita Daniels 153 PagesThis is a helpful book It is especially important for that first time, self publishing writer that needs an editor Someone new to the industry may not know what the different types of editing are, which they need, and what are reasonable prices for these services These questions are answered I didn t like that the author advertises his own editing services in multiple places in the work There were also places where he reiterated the same pi [...]

  5. Jonathan Franzone

    OK, I ll admit it I m a closet wanna be author and I ve read my fair share of writing books and blogs I grabbed this book on an impulse and am glad that I did Atwood, being an editor, makes a very compelling argument for hiring an editor for your writing projects He also provides useful tips on acquiring an editor, interviewing editors, what types of editors there are and how to work with editors It was very practical and if I ever come out of the closet and actually write something I ll most a [...]

  6. Christine J Randall

    I received this book from Story Cartel in return for a review It contains lots of handy advice 10 steps to better self editing guidelines to prep your book for editing and how to avoid upsetting your editor For the new writer, detailed explanations are given for the different types of editing your manuscript might need before it is considered publishable At the very least you need a copy editor Advice is also given on how to find such editors, and naturally he is going to mention himself I didn [...]

  7. Patsy Shepherd

    Telling It Like It IsIn the interest of full disclosure, I too, like the author, am an editor I found this book refreshingly succinct, full of helpful advice, from what editorial services cost to why editing is so vital and even to what it is that gives writers a sense of validation In fact, I wish I had written this book I would not have done much differently Now that we can each be Gutenberg, and many, many, MANY of us are publishing our own books, the glut on the market of what Atwood calls u [...]

  8. Adora Swift

    I received this Book for free in exchange for an honest review This book was an easy read the provide valuable information on the editing process and had a great tips on things I could do to self edit my own book I would recommend it to anyone who has recently completed their first draft of their own book.

  9. Eric Black

    In a style similar to Strunk and White in Elements of Style and Brohaugh in Write Tight, Atwood opens aspiring writers eyes to the other side of writing editing I wish I d had this book before I submitted my first manuscript to an editor I could have saved the two of us a headache The last chapter on validation is particularly poignant for less confident wordsmiths.

  10. Janice

    Everyone needs an editorAtwood spells out the five W s of needing an editor in this short book Even , he councils the would be author in how to develop a working relationship with an editor, what to expect, and what to avoid.

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