Tag: book-indexer

What You Should Know Before Working with an Indexer

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Lydia Jason Book Editing Associates How is an index created? Generally speaking, an indexer starts at the beginning of a book’s formal content (after prefaces and introductions) and reads through the entire book while simultaneously creating the first draft of an index by entering concepts and terminology and noting locations during the reading. After this …

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Lydia Jason

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Book Indexing Services You and your team have worked through months of writing, editing, proofreading, and layout, but there’s just one more item before you go to press: the index—an important marketing tool. Lydia Jason is a generalist with a keen sense of curiosity. She loves learning. She has earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in …

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Five Common Problems with Fiction Writing

by Sandra Judd, Book Editor Book Editing Associates The Slow Start: You generally have approximately ten pages to hook your reader (and often more like three), whether that reader is an agent or editor or your audience. If you do not get into the conflict and the tension of the plot within those first ten …

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Theodora Bryant

Theodora Bryant

Book Editor  Science Fiction and Fantasy  I once had an author who wrote a delightful book that centered around a case that involved the pitfalls of working with voodoo. He sent me a question after we’d finished his book: “How do you do that hoodoo you do?” I had no real answer for him and …

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