As little as one year ago, I would have lumped all changes I made to my writing into the category of “editing”. But since taking my first novel through the process of revising, editing, and proofreading, it’s clear to me that these three processes are very different. While revising, editing, and proofreading do overlap, they each serve a different purpose and have different objectives when it comes to improving your writing.Read More
Guest post by Rachelle Rea Cobb, Author & Editor
You lean back in your chair, fingers sore from typing so long. You just finished your novel, and you bask for a moment in the glow of accomplishment. Whether your first novel or your fifteenth, the sense of having done something few others do, tell a meaningful story, is something to celebrate.
But then what?Read More
I’m getting ready to publish my first novel and it definitely wouldn’t be the story it is today without the help of my amazing beta readers! Beta readers are usually avid readers that are willing to take the time and effort to give you constructive feedback on your story. They can be fellow writers, have a special expertise, or just enjoy the genre you write.Read More