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7 Things I’ve Learned about Being a Book Editor

2024
As a freelance book editor, I’ve had a lot of “a ha” moments over the past year. If you’re a fellow editor or entrepreneur, hopefully some of my a-ha’s might resonate with your early days in the biz.

10 Ways a Copy Editor Can Improve Your Writing

Dec.12, 2022
Copy editing (which isn’t the same as copy writing, by the way) is a pivotal part of the editing process. A copy editor’s goal is to ensure correctness, accuracy, consistency, and completeness. Words are their jam! Editors are skilled at making sure your words are as correct as possible. So how can a copy editor take your writing up a notch? Here’s a quick overview...

What Do Fiction Authors Need to Know About Structural Editing?

November 25, 2022
Your book manuscript is finished. Hooray! It’s time to celebrate! But... now what? You need an editor, but you’re not sure how to find one or what to expect from the process. I understand where you’re coming from. Not so long ago, I was new to editing and unaware of the four editing stages...

How to Make Your Web Content Scannable

November 10, 2022
Creating effective website content is tricky. How do you give your audience clear, concise content that’s easy to digest? And how do you ensure you’re getting the best ROI you can from your lovingly crafted web content? I’ve picked up a few tips and tricks along the way. Here are five simple ways to make your web content more scannable...

Just Start the Thing

October 18, 2022
Full disclosure: I’m not always what my friend Alex would call “an action girl”. I can procrastinate with the best of ‘em.‍ I attended a wonderful fundraising event, Rhythm & Hope Ssubi 2022 in Calgary. And what our host and main organizer of the initiative (Philip Ndugga) shared with the audience was poignant and it struck a chord in me...