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Opening Pages

October 26th, 2017 in Writing by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

What’s the first thing you notice about a book? Now imagine yourself in a bookstore. You are looking for a good book to read. What about a book is going to capture your interest and make you pick it up? Possibly the cover art, the title, or the author? What’s the next thing you might […]

The Time to Edit an Manuscript

February 16th, 2017 in Writing by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

Recently, a potential client came to me with the idea that I could edit his book in a few weeks. Although there is no rule as to how long an editing job will take, there are ways to estimate how long it will take and how much to charge. A few weeks is certainly not […]

Looming Deadlines

December 15th, 2016 in Writing by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

When writers have deadlines, they will often decide that there are better and more important chores to complete around the house. Dishes need to be washed. Grass needs to be cut. Bathrooms need cleaning. Writers love to write, but when a deadline is looming, writers often feel they cannot write because of the pressure. However, […]

What Should Your Opening Pages Accomplish?

January 10th, 2013 in EI News by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 1

In July 2012, April Michelle Davis was selected as an editor to be highlighted in Editor Spotlight. Below is the spotlight! What’s the first thing you notice about a book? Now imagine yourself in a bookstore. You are looking for a good book. What about a book is going to pique your interest to make […]


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