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Editor's advice

So what’s wrong with PDFs?

An editor's take on using pdfs

 

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Editor's advice 1 - Dialogue

Dialogue

Maureen Kincaid SpellerMaureen Kincaid Speller a reviewer, writer, editor and former librarian, is our book reviewer and also works for WritersServices as a freelance editor. is a long-serving WritersServices freelance editor. This new series, based on the advice she has given writers over the years, deals with the most common problems she has encountered in the manuscripts which cross her desk.  Read more

Editor's advice 2 - Another draft...

Another draft...

Maureen Kincaid SpellerMaureen Kincaid Speller a reviewer, writer, editor and former librarian, is our book reviewer and also works for WritersServices as a freelance editor. is a long-serving WritersServices freelance editor. This new series, based on the advice she has given writers over the years, deals with the most common problems she has encountered in the manuscripts which cross her desk.  Read more

Editor's advice 3 - Genre writing

Genre writing

Maureen Kincaid SpellerMaureen Kincaid Speller a reviewer, writer, editor and former librarian, is our book reviewer and also works for WritersServices as a freelance editor. is a long-serving WritersServices freelance editor. This new series, based on the advice she has given writers over the years, deals with the most common problems she has encountered in the manuscripts which cross her desk.  Read more

Editor's advice 4 - Planning

Planning

Maureen Kincaid SpellerMaureen Kincaid Speller a reviewer, writer, editor and former librarian, is our book reviewer and also works for WritersServices as a freelance editor. is a long-serving WritersServices freelance editor. This new series, based on the advice she has given writers over the years, deals with the most common problems she has encountered in the manuscripts which cross her desk.  Read more

Editor's advice 5 - Points of view

Points of view – who’s telling this story?

Maureen Kincaid SpellerMaureen Kincaid Speller a reviewer, writer, editor and former librarian, is our book reviewer and also works for WritersServices as a freelance editor. is a long-serving WritersServices freelance editor. This new series, based on the advice she has given writers over the years, deals with the most common problems she has encountered in the manuscripts which cross her desk.  Read more

Editor's advice 6 - It's my story

It's my story – why won't you publish it?

Maureen Kincaid SpellerMaureen Kincaid Speller a reviewer, writer, editor and former librarian, is our book reviewer and also works for WritersServices as a freelance editor. is a long-serving WritersServices freelance editor. This new series, based on the advice she has given writers over the years, deals with the most common problems she has encountered in the manuscripts which cross her desk.  Read more

Editor's advice 7 - Presentation

The presentation of your manuscript - and why it matters

Maureen Kincaid SpellerMaureen Kincaid Speller a reviewer, writer, editor and former librarian, is our book reviewer and also works for WritersServices as a freelance editor. is a long-serving WritersServices freelance editor. This new series, based on the advice she has given writers over the years, deals with the most common problems she has encountered in the manuscripts which cross her desk.  Read more

Editor's Report Plus

A more detailed assessment than our Editor's Report, this substantial report offers chapter-by-chapter commentary on your work

WritersServices' professional editor will assess your manuscript. If you opt for our Editor's Report Plus you’ll get the kind of expert advice which is usually only available from an in-house editor.  Read more

Editor's Report Plus story

A fictionalised account of how WritersServices helped Joe with an expert and detailed report on his work

Joe, a 28-year-old software engineer, lived and breathed Fantasy. He was real fan of Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time sequence. Although he was not really a creative writing type, he was a compulsive writer with plenty of plot ideas and was already working away on his third fantasy novel. So far he’d received only standard rejection letters from publishers.  Read more

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