Have you finished a manuscript? Want to submit it to editors or agents or maybe even self-publish? You need to edit first! First impressions are important and the stronger you make your book, the better presentation it will make. This book presents tips on editing, most common mistakes made in manuscripts, show vs. tell, plotting, dialogue, story development, inconsistencies, tightening up your sentences, weak words/verbs, overused words, filler words, formatting and so much more! Get your manuscript ready for its grand debut! Edit Your Book in a Month is loaded with great information and excellent examples. Every writer-both new and old-can benefit from this how-to book. If you're ready to polish your manuscript in record time, then this is the book for you. Kimberly Killion, RITA(R)-minated and award-winning author. Eliza Knight's Edit Your Book in a Month method made the difference between my manuscript being passed over in the slush pile and getting requested, and eventually published. Rebecca Lynn, award-winning author. Solid craft assistance from multi-published writer Eliza Knight. Her Edit Your Book in a Month workshops are always filled, yet she encourages class participation and manages to give each participate the individual attention they need. Now with a high demand for her workshop materials, Eliza Knight has done what she does best, put it all in a book! I attended Eliza's Edit Your Book in a Month workshop. She provided me with a writer's tool kit that will serve me well throughout my writing. Her clear presentation lays out a plan that is easy to follow. The results? After working with Eliza I submitted my manuscript and got THE call within a month. Ruth A. Casie, award-winning author. Whether you're writing your first book or your fiftieth, Eliza Knight's Edit Your Book in a Month is an invaluable resource for making your manuscript gleam. Eliza's mastery of the craft of fiction writing shines through on every page. Victoria Gray, multi-published author of riveting historical romance.
Eliza Knight is multi-published in both fiction and non-fiction. Eliza is the owner of the award-winning blog, History Undressed and has published numerous articles on writing craft and history. She is a freelance non-fiction writer, freelance copy editor, professional critiquer, and has presided as President, Contest Chairperson, Contest Coordinator, Contest Judge, and as an award-winning Newsletter Editor for various writing chapters. She is a member of Romance Writers of America and several of RWA's signature writing chapters as well as the Historical Novel Society. She has been awarded the President's Award with Hearts Through History Romance Writers for being an overachiever (her words, not the givee) and for editing an awesome newsletter, as well as various other commendations for services rendered. She presents workshops on history, researching techniques and writing craft to various writing groups online. Eliza also writes historical fiction under the pen name, Michelle Brandon and young adult fiction under the name M. Leigh Ingles. Prior to earning her Bachelor of Science in Family Studies from the University of Maryland and pursuing a career in mental health, Eliza/Michelle/M. Leigh majored in both English and Journalism. Websites: www.elizaknight.com www.historyundressed.blogspot.com www.authormichellebrandon.com www.mleighingles.blogspot.com