The Frugal Editor: Do-It-Yourself Editing Secrets for Authors: From Your Query Letter to Final Manuscript to the Marketing of Your Bestse


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There are gremlins out there determined to keep your work from being published, your book from being promoted. Resolved to embarrass you before the gatekeepers who can turn the key of success for you-they lurk in your subconscious and the depths of your computer programs. Whether you are a new or experienced author, The Frugal Editor will help you present whistle-clean copy (from a one-page cover letter to your entire manuscript) to those who have the power to say “yea” or “nay.” The second edition of The Frugal Editor: Do-it-yourself editing secrets for authors: From your query letter to final manuscript to the marketing of your new bestseller is from the multi award-winning HowToDoItFrugally Series of books for writers. The Frugal Editor has won awards from USA Book News, Reader Views Literary, New Generation Indie awards and the e-book was a finalist in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards and was given an honorable mention nod fom Dan Poynter’s Global E-Book Award. “Absolutely essential for beginning writers and a necessary reminder for the more advanced. The mentor you’ve been looking for. This book won’t collect dust!” Christina Francine, review for Fjords Review “Using the basic computer and editing tricks from The Frugal Editor, authors can prevent headaches and save themselves time-and even money-during the editing process. It’s well worth your effort to learn them.” Barbara McNichol, Barbara McNichol Editorial “Writers and editors have a true friend in Carolyn Howard-Johnson. Her word smarts, her publishing savvy, and her sincere commitment to authors and editors make The Frugal Editor a must-have resource.” June Casagrande, author of The Best Punctuation Book, Period and Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies (Penguin) “The Frugal Editor has become an appendage to me.” Donna M. McDine, award-winning children’s author www.donnamcdine.com / www.donna-mcdine.blogspot.com Quote from The Frugal Editor: “Language is a fluid life form. To assume that because we once learned grammar one way, it will always be accepted is fallacious. To neglect researching the language we write in when we so assiduously research the facts for what we write is folly.”

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