Tag Archives: editing

Word Modifiers: Friends and Foes?

Word modifiers are easy to use since people use them in everyday conversation. When I am going back through my rough drafts, I find my paper sprinkled with “just” and the “ly” adverbs.These are only (see what I did?)  a few examples.  I am not completely (oops) against using word modifiers, just (hmm) not all the […]
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Professional editor verses writer workshop.

When it comes to editing a novel the first thing an author may do is look for a professional editor, unless they have a literary agent. Then it is taking care of. Or is it. I have heard great feedback from other writers concerning their professional experience with professional editors. I imagine they would do […]
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