A client recently asked me whether a freelance proofreader should be expected to verify matters of content in a report or article. For example, a report may claim that “studies indicate that college-educated people have fewer children.” Is the freelance … Continue reading
Another book blog review of “Lucas Manson” was posted online today. It’s at Brizmus Blogs Books. Here is an excerpt: “Lucas Manson is a solid, extraordinarily creative story. It’s engaging and refreshing in a totally unexpected way. It’s a totally … Continue reading
This post is a reprint of a short guide to hiring a ghostwriter, editor, or proofreader that I send to many of my clients. Your Guide to Ghostwriting, Editing, and Proofreading Since the days when monks wrote on parchment, people … Continue reading
This post really isn’t about the classic 1954 novel by William Golding. A dog-eared copy sits on my bookshelf, its slender (208-page) profile overshadowed by bulkier modern thrillers, and some day I will get around to writing a blog about … Continue reading
As I mentioned in my previous blog, writers of fiction often grapple with the question of detail: how much, what kind, and how far off the narrative track you can stray in order to present an irresistible tidbit of information … Continue reading
Having spent most of my adult life in the entertainment business (first in rock music, then in book writing), I’ve experienced both positive and negative reviews of my work. These experiences have allowed me to draw some conclusions about how … Continue reading
Thanks to Kari for a nice review of “Pistonhead” on her blog “The Kari AnnAlysis”: http://kariannalysis.com/ It’s encouraging that over a year after publication the positive reviews keep coming!