Writer’s Guides

Top 3 Capitalisation Errors

In the last few guides, we looked at the top five grammar errors and the top three punctuation errors. But there’s another area […]

Top 3 Common Punctuation Errors

So, we’ve looked at the most common grammar errors. But what about punctuation? Some of the most heinous crimes against writing […]

Where Can I Find the Best Editor for Me?

You might have the perfect date or partner for Valentine’s day, but how do you find the perfect editor for […]

How to Choose an Editor or Proofreader

So, you’ve written a book, blog post, article, or essay, and now you need an editor or perhaps a proofreader. […]

Can I Publish a Book as a Non-Native Writer?

As a nonfiction book editor, I’m often asked whether it’s possible to publish a book as a non-native speaker or […]

Top 5 Common Grammar Errors

Having proofread over 400 books, I’ve encountered many a common grammar error. The same mistakes pop up time and time […]

How to Self-Publish Your Book: A Step-by-Step Guide

As a book editor, authors often ask me how to self-publish a book and what the self-publishing process entails. In […]

Introduction or Preface: Is There Really a Difference?

When you’re writing a nonfiction book, you might wonder what the difference is between an introduction and a preface. Do […]

Editor Secrets: How Long Will it Take to Edit and Publish Your Book?

As a book editor, I often get approached by authors who have just finished writing and now need an editor. […]

How to Write a Nonfiction Book: 10 Simple Steps

We’ve all heard the saying “Everyone has one good book in them” or some variation. In fact, the original quote […]

To Publish or Self-Publish? That Is the Special Question…

Well, that’s what Shakespeare might be asking if he was still alive. Indeed, it’s the question on many a budding […]