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“What’s My Motivation?” by Jill C. Baker, Sutherland Series Author

Aroian Editorial proudly publishes this guest post by Jill C. Baker, author of Tory Roof, finalist in the 2019 Independent Publishers of New England Book Awards. *** My family shares a joke that originated when our younger son was asked to mow the lawn. He turned to my husband and said, “What’s my motivation?” He wasn’t looking for […]

When You and Your Editor Disagree

Feedback is the product you want your editor to deliver, but what do you do when you don’t agree with it? As I mentioned in a previous post, I see writers and editors in private social media groups taking out their frustrations on one another. If you are venting online, you and your editor are […]

When Edits Make You See Red

Writers in a private online group were recently posting stories about their bad experiences with editors. Several self-published fiction writers on the thread were surprised by the volume of edits they received. One freelancer was appalled that her magazine editor changed the tone of her article, which altered her message. A handful of educational writers […]

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