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7 Writing Mistakes Editors Constantly Fix to Make Your Book SaleableDecember 06, 2011 by Grael Norton, Acquisitions Manager
Do mistakes that authors commonly make keep your writing from being powerful—and saleable?
How can you fix them before you hand over your manuscript for editing?
Barbara McNichol presents an hour-long teleclass on Wednesday, December 7 that addresses seven writing problems you might not easily recognize on your own—and how to fix them.
By participating in this teleclass, you’ll learn how to avoid these seven writing mistakes so your editor won’t have to fix them:
- Losing awareness of what your reader experiences.
- Addressing readers as readers, not as a single important person.
- Skimming the surface, not going deep enough.
- Having no rhyme or reason to the order of the paragraphs.
- Overusing weak verbs, extraneous phrases, and wobbly words.
- Using multi-word noun phrases when one active verb will do.
- Writing sentences that ramble on and on and on and on.
Don’t miss this opportunity to “go deep” and learn what fixes can strengthen your writing!
About Barbara McNichol
Barbara brings three decades of writing/editing experience to help authors, speakers, and experts perfect their nonfiction books and add power to their pens.
Since founding Barbara McNichol Editorial in 1994, Barbara has worked with more than 200 authors—including New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling authors—and has close to 250 books on her “trophy shelf.” You can view her portfolio at www.BarbaraMcNichol.com.
Barbara is adamant about improving our written language with her Word Tripper of the Week ezine. It’s based on her word choice reference book, Word Trippers: The Ultimate Source for Choosing the Perfect Word When It Really Matters, available in print and on Kindle at Amazon.com.
Here are the details about this one-time-only event:
Wednesday, December 7 at 1 PM EST / 10 AM PST
This teleseminar is available only to Authors Academy Gold members and higher. Authors Academy members will also have access to the recording of the call, and will be able to participate in the exclusive Q&A follow-up discussion call the following week.
Not a Gold member already? To claim your spot alongside the world’s most forward-thinking authors and get instant access to the FREE bonus 4-webinar series, “Secrets of Highly Paid, Highly Successful Authors,” as well as full access to this month’s presentation:
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