self-editing

March 7, 2017

Too Much Detail — by Andy Scheer

Readers don’t always need specific descriptions. In my most recent fiction critique, I told the author he sometimes provided descriptions that were too detailed. What was […]
January 3, 2017

First, Finish the MS — by Andy Scheer

Don’t hire an editor too soon. How much would I charge to edit his manuscript, came the inquiry from a first-time author. He said he was […]
October 18, 2016

Fine-tune Your Writing by Andy Scheer

Why settle for sentences that are just okay? I could tell the writer had been rushed, didn’t know better, or just didn’t care. I based that […]