Archive for the ‘Revision Week’ Category

Revision Week: Winner and Week Off

posted 5/10/14

Dear Readers…

I hope you enjoyed DearEditor.com’s third annual Revision Week. I created this event to bring you insights and inspiration as you work through the ups and downs of revision, and. I’m honored that five talented authors helped me do that. Thanks to them and to you for joining in with your comments, and congrats to the giveaway winners, including Rachel Stones, winner of yesterday’s Free Full Manuscript Edit giveaway. If you haven’t had your fill of revision insights, click here for the Revision Week Archive. And now I shall take a breather for a week, returning on May 19 to the usual format, with answers to the craft and industry questions you wonder about. Until then…

Happy revising!
The Editor

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Revision Week: Denise Grover Swank

posted 5/9/14

Dear Readers…

We put the exclamation point on Revision Week with prolific Denise Grover Swank, the bestselling author of mysteries, paranormal, romance, and thrillers for young adults, new adults, and regular ol’ grown-up adults.

Today also brings us to the grand finale giveaway: the Free Full Manuscript Edit Giveaway. Read the full post for giveaway details and Denise’s interview.

 

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Revision Week: Warren Fahy

posted 5/8/14

Dear Readers…

We’ve reached the penultimate day of Revision Week. Today I talk revision with Warren Fahy, bestselling author of thriller fiction. Of Warren’s international bestseller Fragment, author James Rollins says, “Think Jurassic Park on steroids.”

Please join Warren and The Editor for Day 4 of Revision Week, and find out how to win today’s “Free Partial Edit” from The Editor.

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Revision Week: Joni Rodgers

posted 5/7/14

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Day 3 of Revision Week brings us memoirs and ghostwriting with Joni Rodgers, who is known for her beautifully crafted, impeccably researched memoirs. Joni is also a bestselling, critically-praised novelist in her own right.

Please join Joni and The Editor for Day 3 of Revision Week, and find out how to win today’s “Free Partial Edit” from The Editor.

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Revision Week: Jean Ferris

posted 5/6/14

Dear Readers…

DearEditor.com’s Revision Week continues with Jean Ferris, author of more than ninetineen award-winning novels for young readers—some quirky fun, others intensely serious, all packed with thoughts well worth mulling.

Please join Jean and The Editor for Day 2 of Revision Week, and enter to win today’s “Free Partial Edit” from The Editor.

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Revision Week: Marla Frazee

posted 5/4/14

Dear Readers…

DearEditor.com’s Revision Week kicks off with Marla Frazee, bestselling author and illustrator of more than nineteen picture books as well as the winner of numerous awards, including two Caldecott Honors. Marla wields both words and pictures, and her insights into the revision process are a wonderful way to start the week.

Please join Marla and The Editor for Day 1 of Revision Week, and find out how to win today’s “Free Partial Edit” from The Editor.

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Welcome to DearEditor.com’s 2014 Revision Week!

posted 5/4/14

Dear Readers…

It’s here: DearEditor.com’s third annual Revision Week! Five days, five best-selling and award-winning authors with 80 books among them sharing revision tips, insights, and stories from the trenches. Stop by each day for a new author interview and to enter the daily drawings for Free Partial Edits and the grand finale Free Full Manuscript Edit giveaway.

Read the rest of today’s post to learn about the authors participating…

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Revision Week: Winner and Week Off

posted 3/31/13

Dear Readers…

I hope you enjoyed DearEditor.com’s second annual Revision Week. I created this event to bring you insights and inspiration as you work through the ups and downs of revision, and I’m honored that six amazing authors helped me do that. Thanks to them and to you all for joining in with your comments, and congrats to the giveaway winners, including Fiona Ivey, winner of yesterday’s Free Full Manuscript Edit giveaway. If you haven’t had your fill of revision insights, click here for last year’s interviews. And now I shall take a breather for a week, returning on April 8 to the usual format, with answers to the craft and industry questions you wonder about. Until then…

Happy revising!
The Editor

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Revision Week: Peter Economy

posted 3/30/13

Dear Readers…

We end Revision Week with a master of nonfiction and ghostwriting, Peter Economy. Peter is the bestselling author and ghostwriter of more than 6o books. He’s collaborated with thought leaders in a variety of different industries and organizations – from Fortune 100 businesses to universities to non-profits with national reach. The Editor is thrilled to wrap up this great week with Peter’s sage advise.

Today also brings us to the grand finale giveaway: the Free Full Manuscript Edit Giveaway. Read the full post for details for entering the giveaway.

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Revision Week: Susan Stevens Crummel

posted 3/29/13

Dear Readers…

Four authors and four Free Partial Edit Giveaway winners later, we’ve reached the penultimate day of Revision Week. It’s been fascinating to see the varied revision processes of these talented, prolific writers. Today and tomorrow bring us two more generous authors, another Free Partial Edit Giveaway, and the grand finale Full Manuscript Edit Giveaway.

Today, a glimpse into picture book revision and author/illustrator collaboration with Susan Stevens Crummel, who has authored and co-authored nearly twenty popular picture books for children. Please join Susan and The Editor and find out how to win today’s “Free Partial Edit” from The Editor.

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