Be Your Own Editor: A Writer's Guide to Perfect Prose [NOOK Book]

Overview

Are you uncertain when to use affect or effect? Loath or loathe? Compliment or complement? Do you struggle with character development, establishing realistic dialogue or organizing articles, proposals or manuscripts?
Be Your Own Editor by Sigrid Macdonald is an invaluable manual for writers of all ages and stages.

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Be Your Own Editor: A Writer's Guide to Perfect Prose

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Overview

Are you uncertain when to use affect or effect? Loath or loathe? Compliment or complement? Do you struggle with character development, establishing realistic dialogue or organizing articles, proposals or manuscripts?
Be Your Own Editor by Sigrid Macdonald is an invaluable manual for writers of all ages and stages.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940000825570
  • Publisher: Sigrid Macdonald
  • Publication date: 2/20/2010
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 147,107
  • File size: 151 KB

Meet the Author

Sigrid Macdonald is a book editor and freelance writer. Originally from New Jersey, Macdonald currently resides in Ottawa, Ontario. Her articles have appeared in Canada's largest newspaper The Globe and Mail, The Women's Freedom Network Newsletter in Washington, DC, the American magazine Justice Denied, Toastmasters International, and The Anxiety Disorders Association of Ontario Newsletter. She frequently writes movie reviews for the women's magazine, She Unlimited.GETTING HIP: Recovery from a Total Hip Replacement is Macdonald's first book. Her second book, D'Amour Road, is a novel about two women who are about to turn forty. One goes missing and the other launches a massive search team to find her best friend in conjunction with the police, her colorful women's collective, and a younger man whom she finds particularly captivating.Macdonald is a member of MADD and AIDWYC, a Canadian association working on behalf of the wrongly convicted. She loves concerts, live comedy and Spanish movies by Pedro Almodovar.Read more about her at sigridmacdonald.blogspot.com/.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 27, 2013

    Incredibly helpful!

    This book is incredibly helpful, not just for writers, but for your everyday Jane to help prevent common gramatical errors.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 9, 2013

    Hi

    Hi and I'm eleven. I have written a book and my teacher's editing it. I hope this ebook won't let me down

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 22, 2012

    I didn't expect a lot from a free book.

    However, Sigrid Macdonald gave me a pleasant surprise. Not all of the information was pertinent to what I was looking for. This e-book covers a lot of territory, including fiction, non-fiction, essays, and even e-mail. But the information that was there was clear and put together well, and yes, well edited!
    A great find as a freebie, and well worth the dollar it costs now.

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  • Posted July 10, 2011

    Thanks Sigrid!!! Great for Beginning/Junior Writers.

    Lots of helpful tips and guidance here. I had already read On Writing Well, Strunk, and Stephen King's book and still got a lot out of this. Very highly recommended.

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