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How to Edit Fiction – 4 – Be Good to Your Grammar (Standard English Edition)

July 18, 2011 by


Stuff You Need: the chapter from your manuscript in standard English that you prepared in previous posts, a computer capable of viewing pdf files. Please note that the rules of grammar I cover here don’t necessarily apply to AAVE or other dialects of English that aren’t considered “standard”! The process is the same, though. So by now we are […]

Alice’s Top-Secret Editing Procedure – We’re Here to Help YOU

March 10, 2011 by


I’m not particularly egotistical. I love what I do, and I think perhaps I might be good at it. Perhaps in a handful of years, if my career takes off, I might be persuaded to cautiously label myself “a good writer”. Perhaps. Most likely under the influence of a few G&Ts. This is because even […]