If you’re a fan of paranormal romance, you’re in for a Friday-the-13th treat! Author Shonda Brock has released a new edition of her sizzling-hot paranormal romance, Eternal Traces, with a sexy new cover. (I’m still fanning myself over here.) I was lucky enough to edit Shonda’s second book, Eternal Burns, which will be out later this summer, and I am so excited to read this first book of the series!
As part of the publication celebration, Shonda is offering prizes (yay for prizes!), which we’ll get to in a moment, but first let me tell you about Eternal Traces: Continue reading “Ooh Là Là! Eternal Traces Is Here!”
I was invited by Shonda Brock, author of the paranormal romance Eternal Traces, to help demystify the editing process for new authors as well as to share some tips on how to edit your book and how to find the right professional editor.
Shonda asked some great questions; here’s one with my answer as a sneak peek, and then I invite you to jump over to The Paranormal Blog and read the rest.
What do you find are the most common mistakes writers make? Most writers fall into a pattern of error that they aren’t even aware of. When we don’t know we are doing something incorrectly, we just keep repeating the same mistake. If you have a tendency to use dangling modifiers, for example, you probably use them quite frequently. The same can be said for comma splices, run-on sentences, and of course, punctuation, which is almost everyone’s Achilles heel. I was the queen of semicolons before I learned how to use them correctly!
Shonda asked some great questions, including “What are your thoughts on authors using beta readers before sending a manuscript to a professional editor?” and “How much can a writer expect to spend to have an average length novel professionally edited?”, so please head over to The Paranormal Blog to learn more, and don’t forget to check out Shonda’s paranormal romance Eternal Traces!
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