How an editor can bring out the best in your writing

‘So what does an editor do, exactly?’ I’m often asked what my role as an editor involves, what an editor can do for you, and why anybody with a reasonable standard of language proficiency would need to use one. Because we understand different things by the term ‘edit’ in various areas of publishing, I thought … Continue reading How an editor can bring out the best in your writing

Think your writing doesn’t need editing? Think again!

Authors often pour more than their heart and soul into a book or an article. They may put their own money into a project too, especially if they self-publish or enter a partnership publishing arrangement. That’s why it’s so frustrating to see glaring  and embarrassing typos, incorrect word use and clumsy sentence structures in published … Continue reading Think your writing doesn’t need editing? Think again!

The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published

How to write it, sell it and market it…successfully! By Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry This expert guide to getting your book published is packed with helpful information for new writers, would-be writers and those who have already published. The authors are simultaneously editors, literary agents and published writers. The first edition was published … Continue reading The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published

YA novel Freefalling wins CBCA award for best unpublished manuscript

Maura Pierlot is this year’s Charlotte Waring Barton Award winner Maura was announced as the winner of this award from the Children’s Book Council of Australia (NSW Branch), which is given annually for an unpublished manuscript. Maura wins a mentorship with  a well-known children’s writer. I was at the award ceremony in Sydney, and I … Continue reading YA novel Freefalling wins CBCA award for best unpublished manuscript