Tag: feedback

What Writing a Book Taught Me About Feedback

Posted May 22, 2014 by Amanda Shofner in Editing
What Writing a Book Taught Me About Feedback

Elusive Memories would not be the book it is without the feedback it received. It morphed and changed, and though the final product is miles away from the first draft, they’re all good miles. Feedback took Elusive Memories from a bare bones story to a fleshed out story. And I learned a few things along […]

How to Deal with Feedback (Without Freaking Out)

Posted January 23, 2014 by Amanda Shofner in Editing
How to Deal with Feedback (Without Freaking Out)

If you think sending out your manuscript is the scariest part of the editing process, just wait until you start receiving feedback. That email and attachment will mock you while it sits in your inbox waiting for you to work up the nerve to open it. But I have a little secret about feedback, and […]

A Step-by-Step Look at the Editing Process

Posted August 22, 2013 by Amanda Shofner in Editing
A Step-by-Step Look at the Editing Process

What does the editing process look like? Though it varies for each person—we all have our own idiosyncrasies—the editing process should involve self-editing, beta readers, a content editor, a copy editor, and a proofreader*. The more eyes on your book, the better. Here’s the process I went through with Blog Events: 1. Write You can’t […]