Articles & Tips.

Podcast: “What to Expect From Your Dog Ear Publishing Editor”

“Working with a Dog Ear editor is a little different than working with a freelance editor. Join us as we talk about why that is—and why you’ll want to choose us to help make your book the best it can possibly be!”

Source: Editor’s Corner Podcast: What to Expect From Your Dog Ear Publishing Editor

Article: “Happily Ever After: The Essentials of Writing a Romance Novel”

“Over the past decade, romance novels have been enjoying an enormous revival, and if you grew up sneaking peeks at your grandmother’s Harlequin paperbacks but haven’t looked at books in the romance genre since, the new crop of stories will surprise you. This time around, the heroines are fierce, the heroes are far more swoon-worthy, and the plots are—gasp!—intelligent. Welcome to the new happily ever after.”

Source: Editor’s Corner: Happily Ever After: The Essentials of Writing a Romance Novel

Reblog: “New Adventures in Language: The Editor’s Corner Podcast Goes Live!”

“Way back in May—my gosh, it’s been literally months!—I mentioned that I’d been busy with not editing. (Boy, has that changed! Yikes!) During that time, I was beginning to climb new mountains. Well, I’ve made it “to the top” of one of those mountains: recording podcasts! The view is gorgeous, and the sense of accomplishment…”

Source: New Adventures in Language: The Editor’s Corner Podcast Goes Live!

Article: “Connotation Is Just as Important as Denotation”

“It’s important for all writers to remember both the connotations and denotations of the words they use. Denotation is the word’s real meaning, its “official” definition, whereas connotation is what the word suggests, the sense of the word that is conveyed beyond the definition.”

Source: Editor’s Corner: Connotation Is Just as Important as Denotation