Tutorials

There’s a lot a writer can do to make the experience of working with an editor more valuable.  Here, we’re starting a library of useful tips on things you can do yourself and things that might be helpful if you’re not a wizard with all the tools we use to create and revise our manuscripts.

The first entries are text-based, but it’s my intent to add both more entries and some video tutorials over the course of this year. Be sure to check back from time to time to see what’s new.

Don’t Leave Your Readers Dangling

How to avoid dangling phrases and clauses that don’t really say what you mean

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Making Your Writing Life Easier with Microsoft Word Style Tags

You can request a sample document with some style tags defined to use as a base document for getting started

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View/download Tag Definitions PDF
Download Tag Definition Spreadsheet
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Using “Track Changes” and Reviewer Comments
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