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Self-Publishing Strategy: HAVE ONE.

As the self-publishing world grows and grows there is more and more research to be done before taking the leap. What self-pub platform to use, what retailers to target, if you should use a distributor, print and eBook or eBook-only–the list of non-editorial decisions is […]

Double Vision Editorial

Lots of Love and Support for DVE

Thank you to everyone who has shown me so much love and support the past few days regarding the launch of Double Vision Editorial! Twitter, Facebook, and my email have been exploding, and I am humbled and overwhelmed. Jane Litte over at Dear Author gave […]

DESIRE BY DESIGN Wins Over Readers

DESIRE BY DESIGN by Paula Altenburg is stealing hearts left and right. Her first contemporary with Entangled Bliss (she also writes a fantastic urban fantasy series called The Demon Outlaws!), DESIRE BY DESIGN is sweet, sassy, and so much fun. Paula and I had a blast working on this one together, and […]

Stellar reviews for Lisa Kessler’s NIGHT DEMON

I’m so excited to be working with author Lisa Kessler at Entangled. I’ve known her for years, and we are finally an editorial team! And it seems a kick-ass one at that! The reviews for NIGHT DEMON (March 2013) have been rolling in, and I’m so proud! Gretchen Finch’s job would be much easier if she weren’t alone. […]

Dictionary Drama: “Literally” a Bad Idea

While I am certainly not innocent when it comes to using the word “literally” in its common slang form, I must say I’m not super thrilled at its new spot in the dictionary. I do my best not to use “literally” in everyday speech unless doing so correctly, and I think that’s what bothers me the most. Adding words […]

That Tricky Narrator

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One of the most common problems I see in manuscripts I edit is issues with point of view. It can be so tricky being consistent in writing from a specific character’s perspective and slips are bound to happen, especially in early drafts. And the omniscient POV, the […]

Taking Your Novel from Good to Great

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Writing a novel isn’t an easy feat. Writing a good novel is even harder. And even after you’ve conquered that tricky task, you still have a complex, exhaustive, and strenuous revision process to go through in order to make that good novel great. But how […]