Self-Editing for Indie Authors: 21 Quick and Easy Tips for Better Writing, Posit

The number one complaint readers have about self-published books is poor editing. Good writing leads to positive reviews, which lead to more sales. And all three of those can be boosted with effective editing. Maybe you’re just starting out as an indie author, and can’t afford a professional editor. Or maybe you’re just the hands-on type. Whatever your reason for doing it yourself, Self-Editing for Indie Authors will walk you through 21 tips, and explain the reasons behind every one to help you continually improve your writing. Self-Editing for Indie Authors will help you write better books, sell more of them, and finally quit that day job!

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  1. Must-Have Reference for Editing I’ve had the privilege of working with Michelle Lowery for several years as a writer. She is the kind of editor who makes writers look impeccable and she does so with ease. After reading Self-Editing for Indie Authors, I highly recommend it to anyone who wants to clean up their writing. Particularly if you’re a self-publishing author, this book is a must have. Even if you intend to hire an editor, this book will help you eliminate some bad writing habits and polish your work before you send it…

  2. Makes Learning Them Their Grammar Rules More Tolerable When I was in school, I did not care about grammar rules or algebra; both of these have proven to be errors in judgment on my part. As I am working to become the writer I have wanted to become, I need books like “Self-Editing for Indie Authors” to help me learn what I missed in school. Author Michelle Lowery has the attitude about grammar I wish my teachers would have had. She makes learning the rules and exceptions more enjoyable. 

  3. short, yet powerful guide Are you writing a book? Are some of these sentences awkward but you don’t know why? Michelle Lowery’s book, Self-Editing for Indie Authors, can help. Her short, yet powerful guide, will differentiate between “that” and “which”, identify nouns people mistakenly use as verbs, and explain when to use which pronoun such as me, myself, or I. 

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