Bestseller Burglary in YA Literature
by Sierra Smart
Monetarily manipulating bestseller lists diminishes the work of less privileged authors and publishers. This destabilizes the literary foundation these lists are built on. In 2017,...
Learning to Edit for Your Audience: Fiction vs. Nonfiction
by Jennifer Fletcher
Learning about the different effects that fiction and nonfiction writing have on critical thinking can help editors revise literature to benefit the authors’ audiences to...
What Children’s Picture Books Are Teaching about the Muslim Community
by Lenae Shelton Rubey
Children’s books are typically the gateway to reading. The question is, are they teaching inaccurate information and stereotyped portrayals? Diversity is an important current topic...
Working from Home: How to Boost Productivity
by Ashlyn Dyer Pells
With remote work becoming increasingly common for writers and editors, find out how you can tune out distractions and utilize your time effectively. Have you...
How Historical Prescriptivism Influences Modern Editing
by Abby Carr
Using corpus linguistics to analyze how prescriptivism has influenced the use of the progressive passive reveals the influence historical prescriptivism still has on modern editing. ...
Should Teachers Read to Your Middle School Students?
by Kate Davis
Not all teachers read to their middle school students. But reading aloud to kids may be very beneficial, even in classes like math and science....
How to Write and Recognize Credible Online Reviews
by Heidi Knapp
In today’s age of paid promotions and online shopping, it is important to learn not only to write credible reviews but also to identify them....
Identifying Common Grammatical Mistakes Made by Authors
by Megan Hutchings
By identifying some of the most common grammatical mistakes, both editors and authors can be better equipped to produce a clean and professional manuscript. ...
Seeking Attention: What Covers Attract Readers?
by Rachel Roberts
Readers know not to judge a book by its cover, but how much of an effect does the cover have on reader choice? Successfully intriguing...
Bigger Isn’t Always Better: Publish with Independent Publishers
by Camila Roldan
You can begin to build your writing career with independent publishers. They see you, hear you, and are willing to work with you. Publishing your...