Ep 30: Professional Editing, and Is My Book Garbage? (with Heather Moore)

Rob is once again absent, but we don’t care because we have Heather Moore: writer, editor, businesswoman. Heather owns Precision Editing Group, and she joins us to answer the question: when should you use a professional editing service? We talk about what types of edits are important and how to identify if you need one.

Then we answer the question posed in the comments last week: when you’re rejected, how can you tell if your book needs more revisions/edits/abandonment, or if you should keep moving forward? In other words, is your book a good book with bad luck, or is it a crummy book that deserved rejection? So, there’s a can of worms.

And then we play Storymatic, and we not only tell the story but we also cast the book trailer.

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6 Responses to “Ep 30: Professional Editing, and Is My Book Garbage? (with Heather Moore)”

  1. Metz
    September 1, 2011 at 4:43 pm #

    Great podcast guys. Very informative and motivational.

  2. Heather Moore
    September 1, 2011 at 5:03 pm #

    Thanks for editing out all the cursing, Marion.

  3. Donna K. Weaver
    September 1, 2011 at 8:49 pm #

    Good info here. I’ll be subscribing.

  4. MKHutchins
    September 16, 2011 at 6:35 pm #

    …Is the podcast taking the month off? I miss hearing these.

    • Metz
      September 22, 2011 at 11:21 pm #

      Seriously…uh…did we miss something? The promise of the website is “every Wednesday morning”. What’s up?

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