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Forum: Self-Editing presented by Ann Jacobs

January 18-22

Self-Editing presented by Ann Jacobs

Self-editing for fiction writers

Ann Jacobs, multi-published author of bestselling, award-winning novels and novellas, takes you step by step through the self-edits you need to perform before presenting your book or novella to a publisher, a private line editor or the world in general.

- Maximize the functionality of your word processor to help clean your manuscript while recognizing its limitations

- Realize where your skills lie when it comes to grammar, punctuation, spelling and word choice, and tailor your self-editing process to account for your strengths—and mitigate your areas of weakness (in other words, where to focus your self-editing efforts to best advantage)

- Learn to recognize when your manuscript is as good as you can make it—before turning it in to be judged/contracted/presented to the end purchaser

Seminar is an accompaniment to a short, to-the-point book, available in print ($9.99) or digital ($3.99) format from Amazon. Will run a special on the digital version during the time of seminar.

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  1. Vampire Punctuation----yes, it matters!

    Started by Ann Jacobs, January 19th, 2016 07:00 AM
    punctuation
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  2. ToWrite Word use mistakes: Which ones catch you most often?

    Started by Ann Jacobs, January 19th, 2016 07:11 AM
    prizes, wrong words
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  3. Typing Person and tense--make them agree!

    Started by Ann Jacobs, January 19th, 2016 07:25 AM
    matching person, matching tense
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  4. Typing And now for the prizes...

    Started by Ann Jacobs, January 19th, 2016 07:34 AM
    free books, prizes
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  5. About your spell checker--What it can do and what it can't

    Started by Ann Jacobs, January 18th, 2016 09:00 PM
    spell check, word processor
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