Tuesdays from Durango —January 12, 2021 https://youtu.be/R0JO3DvdYc8 Good morning from Durango! This is Laura, with Lakota. I am The Durango Wordsmith. I hope that you are having a beautiful day today. I wanted to give you a little writing tip or advice.
Don’t try to proofread your own book! Yes, I know it’s tempting. Paying a proofreader is expensive. However, nothing makes you look more unprofessional than extra spaces before periods, random capitalizations, and more. When we write, coach, or developmental edit a book, we
https://youtu.be/RvqdSN6HgFA Good morning. I am Laura Ritz. I am The Durango Wordsmith. I am a writing coach, professional book editor and ghostwriter, and I am coming to you from the San Juan mountains of Durango, Colorado. I was an educator for
“Can you use a “light touch” when you edit this?” I get this question frequently. The answer is YES! ABSOLUTLEY!! In a light touch edit, the editor uses as light a touch as possible when working with a text. There are
Tuesdays from Durango —January 5, 2021 https://youtu.be/tsoBzLWGSG0 Good morning from Durango everyone! This is Laura Ritz, The Durango Wordsmith here with Lakota, who is happily rolling around in the snow like a husky should. I hope that you are having a beautiful day,
"There are years that ask the questions, and years that answer."—Zora Neale Hurston Welcome to the first working day of 2021. In all transparency, 2021 has not started out the way we expected, as Matt and I are grappling with the unexpected