All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘poetry’

The Differences Between Editing and Proofreading Nonfiction, Fiction, and Poetry

by Marie Valentine, Developmental Editor Lots of editing types exist, from technical to business to poetry, and all styles in between (developmental, line edits, proofreading, and others). In this article, I briefly discuss editorial approaches to various arenas of writing. Editing and Proofreading Nonfiction Business editing requires copywriters who come up with the material. These clever folks know how to turn a phrase …

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How to find your fiction-writing niche

By David Cathcart Book Editing Associates Every form of fiction writing has its strengths and limitations—as do fiction writers. Therefore, it’s important to figure out your strengths and limitations and then match them with a writing style that plays to your strengths. Here are a few different forms of fiction writing. See which one appeals most to you. Screenwriting is …

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Some Thoughts on Editing: 水山 The Rivers and Mountains School

By James Powell Writing and editing can be tough. One problem concerns vision: courting— with any degree of success—the flow of creativity. Then follows revision, the editing process itself: controlling and directing that creative current into something both compelling and correct. What follows is a consideration of both problems and a glimpse at some of the concerns I encounter when …

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