How to Write a Nonfiction Book: 10 Simple Steps

Want to write a non-fiction book? Discover ten simple steps to write a great nonfiction book. … More How to Write a Nonfiction Book: 10 Simple Steps

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The Top 10 Most Common Grammar and Punctuation Errors to Avoid

Having proofread over 400 books, I have encountered many a common error in grammar and punctuation. The same mistakes pop up time and time again! In fact, they’re so common that I see them in published books, on billboards, and even in huge national advertising campaigns! So today, we’ll look at the most common errors … More The Top 10 Most Common Grammar and Punctuation Errors to Avoid

How to Self-Publish Your Book: A Step-by-Step Guide

As a book editor, authors often ask me how to self-publish a book and what the self-publishing process entails. In this article, I’ll run through the self-publishing process, the people you may need to hire, and the options. The rise of self-publishing has provided a great alternative for authors who don’t wish to use traditional … More How to Self-Publish Your Book: A Step-by-Step Guide

What’s the Difference between an Introduction and a Preface?

When you’re writing a nonfiction book, you might wonder what the difference is between an introduction and a preface. Do you need both? And what about a foreword? As an editor, I’m often asked by authors what the difference is between a preface and an introduction. So here, I’ll answer some common questions, explain the … More What’s the Difference between an Introduction and a Preface?