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ALERT: “Free Partial Edit” Giveaway!

posted 4/16/18

Dear Readers…

It’s been too long since DearEditor.com held a giveaway, so it’s ON! This week, The Editor is giving away a FREE EDIT OF THE FIRST 40 PAGES OF YOUR FICTION MANUSCRIPT. Entry deadline:  April 20, 2018, midnight.

This giveaway is open to any novelist of MG, YA, NA, or fiction for adults in any genre. The winner will be announced on April 22, here and on DearEditor.com’s Facebook, Google+, and Twitter pages.

Read on to enter via Rafflecopter…

 

 

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DearEditor.com Returns!

posted 3/16/18

Dear Readers…

I’m happy to be back from an unscheduled hiatus, answering your questions about writing craft and the publishing business. I’m eager to chat with you once again about those Q-and-A’s, and to host guest editors, hold edit giveaways, even launch a fresh design for DearEditor.com. Indeed, virtual remodeling is afoot! For now, look for my first new post on Tuesday.

Happy writing!

The Editor

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News: KidLit Cares Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort Auction

posted 8/29/17

Dear Readers…

The children’s lit community has an amazing online auction going on to benefit the Red Cross relief effort to help communities recover from Hurricane Harvey and related flooding. Agents, editors, authors, and illustrators have donated various services to be auctioned off (edits, critiques, edits, free skype visits, signed books and booksets, and more). You can read more about KidLit Cares and take part in the auction here.

I’ve also provided more info in the rest of this post…

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Happy New Year

posted 1/1/17

Dear Readers…

With a fresh new year upon us, I wish you bountiful creativity, focus, productivity, and peace.

Happy writing!

The Editor

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Newsflash: 4th Annual DearEditor.com Revision Week May 30-June 3

posted 5/23/16

Dear Readers…

Next week is the 4th Annual DearEditor.com Revision Week! Five best-selling and award-winning authors with 598 books among them will share their revision tips, insights, and tales from the trenches. There’s a new author interview each day, plus daily Free Partial Edit by The Editor giveaways and one grand finale Free Full Manuscript Edit by The Editor giveaway. Please read the rest of today’s post to see who these amazing authors will be.

The Editor

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Happy Holidays

posted 12/25/15

Dear Readers…

I send you my best wishes this holiday season. May peace hold your hand, love fill your heart, and visions of new stories dance in your head.

Happy writing!
The Editor

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re: Winner! Thank You for Celebrating 20 Years With Me

posted 12/1/15

Dear Readers…

It’s a privilege to be able to celebrate my 20th anniversary by giving back to the community that embraced me on Day One. I’m happy to announce the winner of last week’s “Free Full Manuscript Edit” giveaway: Julie Falatko.

Happy writing!
The Editor

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Alert! Winner of “Free Picture Book Manuscript Edit” Giveaway

posted 11/22/15

Dear Readers…

Thank you for helping me celebrate my 20th year in publishing. Later this week I’ll post another giveaway, but today is all about the winner of last week’s “Free Picture Book Manuscript” Edit giveaway: Manju Howard.

Happy writing!
The Editor

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ALERT: Free Full Manuscript Edit giveaway!

posted 8/10/15

Dear Readers…

You know I love to celebrate milestones and good news by paying it forward. This week I’m celebrating WRITING NEW ADULT FICTION winning a San Diego Book Award by giving away a FREE FULL MANUSCRIPT EDIT. Read today’s announcement post for details and the Rafflecopter entry form.

Good luck!
The Editor

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Happy Holidays — See You in 2015!

posted 12/17/14

Dear Readers…

As 2014 winds down, easing us into a new year of adventure, I wish you a holiday season full of love and laughter. I will take a couple of weeks off for some of that myself, with a little writing time thrown in. I look forward to seeing you again here, in 2015, with our pencils sharp, our imaginations churning, and our resolve renewed.

Peace to you — and happy writing!
The Editor

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