What Level of Editing Does Your Manuscript Need?

If you're nearing the end of your first draft, you may be thinking about hiring an editor. But what level of editing does your manuscript need?

As an editor, I get many requests for proofreading simply because writers are choosing the least expensive option (and understandably so!). However, each level of editing addresses a different aspect of your writing, so it's important to understand the differences before making a decision.

Why Systems Matter More Than Goals

This is the time of year when we’re all thinking about goals and what we want to accomplish in the new year. But how often do we make lists of goals only to lose sight of them somewhere along the way, instead finding ourselves stuck in the same rut? 

11 Helpful Writing and Publishing Tools

This year has turned out to be a very productive year, thanks in part to the tools and resources I’ve listed below. This is, of course, not an exhaustive list, and I'll continue to share resources in further posts (so check back often!), but I hope you find this list useful in your own writing journey as well!