June 4, 2011

Editing – Part IV: the First Pass

Last week I wrote the happy news that I had finished the final edit for my book. (Actually it was two weeks ago – work exploded […]
May 22, 2011

Editing– Part III: the copyedit

Several months ago I posted on the process of editing. Today, I follow up with the happy news that I have finished my final edit for […]
January 15, 2011

Checking the Facts

Fact checking is a key part of the editing process, and it’s a bit more involved than I had anticipated. The most obvious fact checking is […]
January 8, 2011

The First Edit – Part II… Dedicated to Linnet

Show don’t tell. Master that rule and you’ve mastered a big one. For some reason, that most basic of writing rules, has taken me years to […]