Learning how to DIY (do it yourself) when it comes to editing your own writing isn't just difficult, it's downright painful. How do you edit the words you so carefully crafted? Lucky for you, I found five DIY editing tips that will elevate your writing and fool readers into believing you hired a professional editor.
How do you start an online magazine that has good ideas, attracts subscribers and advertisers, makes a profit, and even creates a community of readers who share tips and support?
My Reader's Digest editor taught me more about writing magazine articles and query letters than any other editor I've worked with! These are the ten most important things I learned about writing for Reader's Digest; these tips will also help you understand and follow the submission guidelines for contributors (which can feel overwhelming to freelancers).
Why was your book proposal or manuscript rejected by the editor, publisher, or literary agent? These common reasons for rejection are from a panel of book industry professionals at a recent writer's conference. These tips will help you get published by showing you what not to do.
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