In the last few guides, we looked at the top five grammar errors and the top three punctuation errors. But there’s another area of writing where mistakes are lurking around every corner, and that’s capitalisation. While correct capitals were once the preserve of publishers, magazines, and newspapers, the rise of the internet has seen these … More Top 3 Capitalisation Errors
So, we’ve looked at the most common grammar errors. But what about punctuation? Some of the most heinous crimes against writing have been committed with bad punctuation. Once you know these bad boys, you’ll see them everywhere. Even in company names! I’ll show you the top three punctuation errors, and how to avoid these mistakes … More Top 3 Common Punctuation Errors
Having proofread over 400 books, I’ve encountered many a common grammar error. The same mistakes pop up time and time again. In fact, they’re so common that I see them in published books, on billboards, and even in huge national advertising campaigns! So today, we’ll look at the top 5 common grammar errors that writers … More Top 5 Common Grammar Errors
As a book editor, authors often ask me how to self-publish a book and what the self-publishing process entails. In this article, I’ll run through the self-publishing process, the people you may need to hire, and the options. The rise of self-publishing has provided a great alternative for authors who don’t wish to use traditional … More How to Self-Publish Your Book: A Step-by-Step Guide
When you’re writing a nonfiction book, you might wonder what the difference is between an introduction and a preface. Do you need both? And what about a foreword? As an editor, I’m often asked by authors what the difference is between a preface and an introduction. So here, I’ll answer some common questions, explain the … More Introduction vs. Preface: What’s the Difference?
Wondering how long it will take to get your book edited and published? Find out here… … More How Long Does It Take to Edit & Publish a Book?
To publish or self-publish, that is the question on many budding authors’ lips? Get insights into publishing or self-publishing your book here. … More To Publish or Self-Publish? That Is the Question…
Want to write a non-fiction book? Discover ten simple steps to write a great nonfiction book. … More How to Write a Nonfiction Book: 10 Simple Steps
If you’re writing a nonfiction book, do you know how long it should be? Get tips on nonfiction word counts here. … More How Long Should a Nonfiction Book Be? A Guide to Word Count