The Editor's Eye

The Editor's Eye

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Editing is integral to the writing process, but its role is often misunderstood. What if editing could make writing less stressful and more enjoyable? What if it could help you write sharper, more compelling prose? The Editor's Eye: A Practical Guide to Transforming Your Book from Good to Great shows you how editing can help you write your best book. In this no-nonsense guide, book coach and editor Stacy Ennis takes you through the ins and outs of the often bewildering book-editing process. As you begin to understand how writing and editing complement each other, you'll become more confident as a writer, finish your book faster, and move toward the ultimate goal: publication. Seasoned and would-be authors will discover how to: * Master the basics: Understand the four core editing stages and when they should take place. * Write with an editor's eye: Streamline your writing with self-editing tips. * Hire and work with editors: Learn where to look, what you can expect to pay, and how to collaborate. * Revise painlessly: Implement editor and reader feedback with ease. * Learn from the pros: Get advice from 20 publishing experts, fiction and nonfiction authors, and editors. To learn more about The Editor's Eye and to download free resources, such as a sample style guide, sample letter of agreement, manuscript review form, editing checklist, visit youa#39;re shopping your manuscript with traditional publishing houses, one or two rounds are probably enough. ... picks up your manuscript, he is only looking for true errorsa€”misspelled words, inconsistencies, and style guide errors, among ... booka#39;s interior designer (the person who designs the inside of the book and places the text and images) and the design proof ... When a designer copies a manuscript from a text document into a design program, the software often replaces certainanbsp;...

Title:The Editor's Eye
Author:Stacy Ennis
Publisher:Night Owls Press LLC - 2013-05-13


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