Tag Archives: editor

New First Page Critique

Jodie Renner offers up another first page critique. This one is a thriller, which we all know needs to have action pretty well right away. Check it out here:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Act First, Explain Later

Act First, Explain Later by Jodie Renner, freelance editor, craft-of-fiction writer, and writing coach/speaker Gone are the days when fiction readers were willing to read pages of description and lead-up before being introduced to the characters and the plot. Readers, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Critique of First Page – Western

Jodie Renner presented a workshop at the last London Writer’s Society meeting where she talked about the importance of the first page. She’s offered to do first page critiques on her blog for anyone who wishes to send her something. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Free Proofreading: Non-fiction or Fiction

“Writing without revising is the literary equivalent of waltzing gaily out of the house in your underwear.” Patricia Fuller I wish to offer my volunteer services in copy-editing, proofreading, and/or transcription to individuals or non-profit organizations.*** NOT for students’ homework, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment