An editing client of mine recently asked me to explain the difference between indie publishing, subsidy publishing, and self-publishing. In my reply, I acknowledged that these terms can be very confusing—especially since the definitions have morphed over time. Several years ago, the term indie meant going with a publishing house that was independent from […]
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A warm welcome to my guest blogger, Ben Wolf, author of Blood for Blood and I’d Punch a Lion in His Eye for You.
This week I am thrilled to introduce you to my Virtual Assistant, Joanne Reese. I’ve known Joanne for several years through the Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference. We connected again at last year’s PENCON, and when I mentioned to her that I needed a new assistant, she offered her services. She’s been working with […]
September 24 is National Punctuation Day! Only writer and editor types even care about such a thing. But since that’s me—and a lot of my followers—I figured it might be fun to “celebrate” with a little quiz to see how well you know the industry-standard punctuation rules.
I am excited to announce the launch of The PEN Institute, a new entity of the Christian Editor Network LLC. The PEN Institute started in 2004 as a part of The Christian PEN: Proofreaders and Editors Network, which began when I had a vision to create a community for Christian editors. Education has always been […]
I am thrilled to announce the launch of Christian Editor Network LLC. More than a year of planning has gone into this new business, and I am excited to see what God does with it. The Christian Editor Network LLC will be run by three business partners: myself, Jenne Acevedo (director of The Christian PEN: […]
Have you heard? The Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference has a new director. And it’s me! I have loved this conference since I first attended in 1998, when Steve Laube encouraged me by telling me my writing was good. After attending four more years, and continuing to improve my craft (and in the meantime starting […]
A warm welcome to my guest blogger, Aaron D. Gansky, author of The Bargain, The Blood Sword: A Hand of Adonai, Firsts in Fiction, and Write to be Heard.