Author Spotlight: Sadira Stone

Through the Red Door If there is such a thing as a perfect client, then author Sadira Stone holds that title. I have had the pleasure of working with her since she queried her series, The Book Nirvana, to The Wild Rose Press. Runaway Love Story, book two in The Book Nirvana series was a… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Sadira Stone


That Isn’t Essential

What isn't necessary? That. The word. It is overused and often used incorrectly in fiction writing. Most 55-60K word manuscripts I edit that is used at least 500 times often closer to 900. Well over the amount necessary. Are you aware you can omit 95% of them in your manuscript? Why? How? You ask. Fiction, good fiction writing… Continue reading That Isn’t Essential

Rejection Hurts your Editor

Writing rejection letters happens to be my biggest task as a contract editor for The Wild Rose Press (TWRP). And it isn't pleasant. I do not enjoy writing them, yet they are a must. At times, I reject with suggestions to revise and resend. Most of the time, I thank the author and move on.… Continue reading Rejection Hurts your Editor