Category: books

Anonymity And The Copy Editor: Is It Time To Be Recognised?

As an editor I often like to remain anonymous. As a copy editor I feel that I’m just polishing the author’s intentions and getting their ‘real’ story out there. We all know what it’s like to be tongue-tied, that feeling that you know what… Continue Reading “Anonymity And The Copy Editor: Is It Time To Be Recognised?”

What I Learned From My Creative Writing Courses

As an editor I’m trained to edit. I can take an author’s book and polish it. I can address the grammar, spelling and flow along with all the other editory type things that us editors do. I can tell an author what’s working and… Continue Reading “What I Learned From My Creative Writing Courses”

How To Make Your Historical Fiction Believable

Writing historical fiction isn’t easy. You don’t just have to have a brilliant storyline and interesting characters, you also have to be as historically accurate as possible. This is one genre where there are readers who will gleefully tell you you’re wrong and pick… Continue Reading “How To Make Your Historical Fiction Believable”