Monthly Archives: June 2010

United Through Reading

I’ve recently become an active volunteer for the non-profit United Services Organization (USO). You know, the people who flew Bob Hope all over the world to visit American troops. They do much more than book celebrities, though. They have centers … Continue reading

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Editors and eBooks

I’ve wanted to¬†emphasize the need for self-publishers to hire an independent, professional copy editor before going to print, but just couldn’t find the right words. An American Editor has found them for me, and with much more style than I … Continue reading

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To continue with dissertations

That is the question. I’ve been considering adding dissertation/thesis editing and formatting to my list of services offered. My dissertation client offered to pass out and hang a flier at her university for me. But I have to wonder if … Continue reading

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Phase outlining can help you finish a novel

Have you ever had a great idea for a novel, sat down, started to write…and then got lost in the weeds somewhere around page 98? No? Congratulations! You must have the awesome ability to keep your characters on target for … Continue reading

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Branching out

I usually edit fiction, but a friend from high school recently contacted me about editing and formatting her doctoral dissertation, and I agreed. I’ve never worked on a dissertation before, but her university provided very specific guidelines for organization and … Continue reading

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