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Book Mapping Like an Editor

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A book map is an overview of a book, scene by scene and chapter by chapter. It's the best way for writers to get the distance they need to see a book the way a reader does. Sign up for the class at the-efa.org Add your own book maps to the collection by commenting. I'll send you an invite and you can share your book map. Write. Edit. Inspire.

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New EFA class! Introduction to Editing Children’s Literature (Online Jan. Good Readers, Deep Thinking, How To Apply, How To Get, Writing Advice, Chapter Books, Children's Literature, Self Publishing, Book Making

Introduction to Children's Literature (Online Jan. 15-Feb. 16) - Editorial Freelancers Association

Introduction to Editing Children’s Books (5 Weeks Online) Expand your services by editing books for the best readers in the world: children! This class is designed for editors who are interested in working on children’s books but aren’t sure how to get started. Week 1: Introduction to Children’s Books Becoming a children’s book editor The editor’s job What makes children’s books different from adult books? A quick look at age ranges and genres An introduction to kidlit publishers…

I balanced on the edge of an office chair and waited impatiently for my manager to take a seat across the conference table from me. Without preamble, I delivered the lines I had rehearsed on my drive… Editor, Lisa, Map, Books, Ideas, Libros, Location Map, Book

Course Review: EFA’s Book Mapping for Developmental Editors

I balanced on the edge of an office chair and waited impatiently for my manager to take a seat across the conference table from me. Without preamble, I delivered the lines I had rehearsed on my drive…

I balanced on the edge of an office chair and waited impatiently for my manager to take a seat across the conference table from me. Without preamble, I delivered the lines I had rehearsed on my drive… Editor, Lisa, Map, Books, Ideas, Libros, Location Map, Book

Course Review: EFA’s Book Mapping for Developmental Editors

I balanced on the edge of an office chair and waited impatiently for my manager to take a seat across the conference table from me. Without preamble, I delivered the lines I had rehearsed on my drive…

The Plot Dot (a visual guide to plotting fiction and writing unforgettable scenes) - Creativindie Writing Genres, Writing Quotes, Fiction Writing, Writing Advice, Writing Resources, Writing Skills, Writing A Book, Writing Ideas, Writing Corner

The Plot Dot (a visual guide to plotting fiction and writing unforgettable scenes) - Creativindie

Now available on Amazon! (Free in the US store, or you can download a PDF below). Since I started writing fiction, I learned my design skills and art background make me really good at visualizing scen

How to Plot a Novel: The Plotting Board Method (I love post it note plot boards) Fiction Writing, Writing Advice, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing A Book, Memoir Writing, Writing Romance, Writing Lessons, Writing Ideas

How to Plot a Novel: The Plotting Board Method

For all the writers reading this blog, here’s my cheat sheet for the Plotting Board Method of plotting, which I learned from Cherry Adair. The Cherry Plo...

Hashtags for Writers and Editors Book Clip Art, Writing Advice, Open Book, Story Of My Life, Writing Inspiration, Hashtags, My Images, All The Colors, Book Lovers

Hashtags for Writers and Editors

Are You Ready to Be Seen? Download My Free Guide to Literary Hashtags!​

Hashtags for Writers and Editors Book Clip Art, Writing Advice, Open Book, Story Of My Life, Writing Inspiration, Hashtags, My Images, All The Colors, Book Lovers

Hashtags for Writers and Editors

Are You Ready to Be Seen? Download My Free Guide to Literary Hashtags!​

If you're doing it right, the creative process can get messy for writers—and editors. It can be challenging to edit a book that's filled with emotional and logistical gaps in logic, dropped storylines, and underdeveloped characters. A book map is an overview of a book that helps editors analyze a manuscript, chapter by chapter and scene by scene. It's a powerful way to get the distance you need to see a book the way a reader will and edit a book at any stage of the creative process. In this… Writing Advice, Do It Right, Joyful, Editor, Writers, Distance, Stage, How To Get, Characters

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66 Likes, 7 Comments - Heidi Fiedler ✏️🎀🌟💕📔 (@heidifiedler) on Instagram: “If you're doing it right, the creative process can get messy for writers—and editors. It can be…”