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The dreaded edits – Part 3

On the 3rd of May I blogged about copy edits, the 2nd stage of editing my novel. Today the subject of this blog is proofing, which is the last stage before the book goes to the printers. Proofing is done … Continue reading

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The dreaded edits – Part 2

On the 11th of February I blogged about the first phase of editing my novel “The Elephant Girl”, the phase which is usually referred to as substantive edits. Today I’m talking about the next stage, copy editing, which is slightly … Continue reading

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The dreaded edits – Part 1

Some of you will understand why I use the word “dreaded” in connection with edits, some of you will be shaking your heads and telling me to stop moaning – I’m published, I should be jumping for joy, and all … Continue reading

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