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The Hunt for Typos

June 22nd, 2017 in Blog by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

Sometimes, despite an editor’s best efforts, a mistake is printed. Some people think, “Oh well, editors are human, after all.” But typos do have a lasting effect. At a minimum, a typo can smudge the reputation of the publisher or website where it was published. Readers often will not trust the credibility of a text […]

Self-Editing Tips

June 15th, 2017 in Grammar by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

When submitting your work for publishing, it is important that your writing be the best it can be. Following the tips below will strengthen your manuscript. Use concrete language. Vague sentences will not engage the reader as much as detailed ones will. A sentence like “The storm was scary.” can be much more evocative: “The […]

Success for Hire

June 8th, 2017 in Featured Titles by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

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EI Revamps Grammar Refresher

June 1st, 2017 in EI News by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

April Michelle Davis excitedly announces the development of Grammar 101. April Michelle listened to her participants. The one comment that she kept hearing from them was that grammar can make or break the manuscript, which is the heart of April Michelle’s new course. So to keep true to her values and to provide the participants with […]

The Importance of Indexes

May 25th, 2017 in Tools by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

When book buyers are considering potential purchases, the index can make the difference. A simple, organized layout with clear sections and an easy-to-use index will give your book the edge. Although writing an index can seem daunting, it strengthens the appeal of your work. The index must be clear and accurate to maximize its efficiency […]

The Savvy Manager

May 11th, 2017 in Featured Titles by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

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April Michelle Holds Book Signing

May 4th, 2017 in EI News by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

April Michelle Davis held a book signing for her recently published book A Princess in Disguise at McKay Used Books in Manassas, Virginia, on December 10, 2016,  April Michelle wrote this book as a fairy tale about a princess, but she did not write it in the typical style with a helpless princess who needs a prince […]

Types of Editors

April 27th, 2017 in Tools by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

When searching for an editor, keep in mind that journal editors and book editors have different skill sets. Be sure you choose the editor that fits your publication type. Typically, academic journals have strict conformity rules. Articles are shaped to a specific format, and the editing is usually done on a tight deadline. Journal editors […]

You Can Paint Your Own World

April 13th, 2017 in Featured Titles by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

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Book Signing at Goochland Library

April 6th, 2017 in EI News by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

April Michelle Davis featured her recently published chapter book A Princess in Disguise at the Writers’ Round-up at the Goochland Branch Library on November 12, 2016. A Princess in Disguise is about Princess Margaret who is turning sixteen. On the night before her birthday and before her father has the chance to force her to marry a […]


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