Below is the link to Conversation with Editors Carolyn Howard-Johnson and Yvonne Perry, which covers some of the common mistakes writers make and how to correct them. We have also provided helpful tips for impressing a publisher with your query letter.
Here is the link to the recording:
Carolyn is an editor and author of The Frugal Editor: Put Your Best Book Forward To Avoid Humiliation And Ensure Success (How to Do It Frugally
). Yvonne is a full-time freelance ghostwriter and editor, and the owner of Writers in the Sky Creative Writing Services
Here are some of the things we addressed in the podcast:
• Writing title and header case
• Is a book titled or entitled?
• When to use all caps
• How many spaces between sentences?
• Serial Commas
• Writing for Decades
• Internet and Web site
• Using Em and En Dashes
• Overuse of That
• Writing Dialog
• Writing Numbers
• Insight on query letters and book proposals