Authors, Sparkle That Manuscript! by Char Chaffin

Hi Everyone!

With RWA National coming up fast, and folks rushing around trying to finish up current works in preparation for those nerve-wracking but vital pitching appointments during conference, I decided to post Part One of a two-part blog that covers a couple of vitals:

Editing For Querying Success, and Revising With Confidence.

We’ll start with editing. Ah, so near and dear to my heart!

I have posted parts of this blog before, but I think it bears repeating as National looms on the horizon. Over the years I’ve seen a lot of queries and manuscripts hit my desk, and the query might snag my attention but the manuscript is by no means ready to hold onto it. And that, in my opinion, is a shame. Because it’s not hard to make your work shine. It just takes planning and foresight.

Can you do it? Well, sure!

Do you want…

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About NevaBrown

Neva Brown, a retired secondary teacher/administrator, now enjoys the challenge of writing romance novels and doing editing for other romance writers. She has even ventured into the social media world of Facebook, Twitter and Google+ as well as having a website; . Neva lived on West Texas ranches most of her life and uses that culture and environment in many of her stories. She and her husband now live at Rio Concho West in San Angelo, Texas. They are amazed at how well they have adjusted to ‘city’ living. Neva loves to hear from her readers. She can be reached at
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