Tag: editing

Patience is a virtue

small but perfectly formed business

    I’ve two apple trees in my garden. I’m crap at gardening. But finally after years of perseverance and patience, this year I have one tree laden with fruit. Edible fruit. Yaay me.   Some businesses are like my apple trees. They start…

What to expect from a manuscript assessment

A good story opens doorways to new lives

  You’ve finished your book. Now you’re all ready for that final polish before publication. Or are you? Wooooah, slow down a minute! There are millions of books out there ready to read. Some will do really well, get loads of 5-star reviews and…

Managing expectations when hiring a copyeditor or copywriter

Great Expectations, Miss Haversham

  You’ve written the book. It’s taken blood, sweat and tears but you know if it’s going to be a success you need to send it to an editor. Or you’ve built your business, but you know to make the right impression you need…