Three things an author should never say

Three things an author should never say Even in the middle of a pandemic, an author should never say these three things For the past few months, I have been hearing a constant refrain from authors who query me for editing related services and publishing consultation. I want to stop them and tell them those questions are self sabotage. Since it is work from home for many of us, we think our options are limited … Read more Three things an author should never say

What’s editing anyway? Part 1

What’s editing anyway? Part 1  If you want to explain a concept or a task you love to someone who has no idea, add the word anyway at the end. Notice how you will be able to share a lot and passionately so. For instance, if you love being a parent, before you answer, ask yourself, ‘What’s parenting anyway?’ On one hand, the harmless word can undermine something. On the other, if you look deeper, … Read more What’s editing anyway? Part 1

Is editing costly or cost effective? Part 1

Is editing costly or cost effective? Part 1 Is editing costly or cost effective is a series that attempts to address, not merely seek to answer the question, whether editing is cost effective or costly. I attempt to address this conceptually as well as through case studies from my experience and other editors’. This series also welcomes views from editors, authors, filmmakers or anyone associated with storytelling, arguing not just for or against but proposing … Read more Is editing costly or cost effective? Part 1