Learn how to make it impossible to put your book down with this FREE online class by Anne Victory, editor for NYT and USA Today best-selling authors.
📘 Make your readers feel like an eyewitness or that the story’s actually happening to them.
📘 Learn techniques to create irresistible page-turners that banish boredom—and keep readers transfixed.
📘 Master easy-to-apply, instant-impact tips from a professional editor whose clients have sold millions of books.
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Self-editing strategies for authors. Grab these tips and tricks and learn to take your manuscript to the next level!
Like attending a writing conference where you've chosen all the presentations in the self-editing track. Full of awesome, and best of all you don't have to fly halfway around the country (or put on pants)!
Dialogue is, unarguably, one of the most important aspects of a good story. It’s what breathes life into your characters. You want your dialogue to show your characters’ emotions, to immerse your readers. That means it needs to flow seamlessly and the mechanics need to disappear into the background.
There may be a lot of overlap between these two subgenres, but make no mistake—they're different, and reader expectations reflect that. We'll cover the different conventions and tropes in both subgenres, how much romance / heat is expected, and how to effectively build a series arc in either genre, because both of them are fantastic for building your list.
Looking at a sea of red when you open your manuscript can be pretty daunting. Here's a quick look into how to manage your revisions without going crazy.
If you're like me, you may pick a skill up quicker if you can see it being done. I'll walk you through how to set up styles for your manuscript. This is one skill you'll be glad you learned—it's going to save you time and money. Trust me!
Indie authors wear a lot a of hats. But just because you're self-publishing doesn't mean you have to do it by yourself. Team-building is important, and your editorial support is paramount.
Grammar is a critical skill, whether you're an author, a student, a businessperson—doesn't matter. But sadly, grammar isn't really being taught anymore. Schools are teaching to tests, and that's leaving a serious gap. And then, not all teachers are created equal. Mrs. Matthews may have put you to sleep rather than instilling a love of grammar.
Are you ready to take your freelance business to the next level? Or just getting started and not sure what to do next? I'm here to walk you through it. We'll cover all the things that will let you spend more time IN the business, doing what you love, rather than working ON the business and dealing with admin and other necessary but evil, time-sucking duties.