The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 5/3/19

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You’re a businessperson. You may not think of yourself as a writer, but you know that writing well can boost your results and your career. Naturally, you want to do better. Even though writing and storytelling and blogging and SEO aren’t your day job, you want to do them better.

You need to get the most value you can from your reading time. That’s why every week I pick the one post from the web’s multitudes that will help you get better. This week I’m pointing you to a post on preparing your manuscript for a book designer and editor.

From Michele DeFilippo: How to Prepare a Manuscript for the Book Designer and Editor

“There are some things you can do (and not do), however, to make your intentions clearer and your manuscript easier to navigate for both the book designer and editor. Here’s a list of do’s and don’ts—tips for how to prepare a manuscript. We’re assuming that you are using Word or Google Docs to type your manuscript.”

Here’s a link to my recent post titled “Productivity Principles for Part-Time Writers.”

Sources I Check Regularly

I find the posts and articles that I share with you on The Writing Edge in many places. But there are a few that provide insightful pieces again and again. Here they are.

Ali Luke

Alliance of Independent Authors

Ann Handley

Frances Caballo

Jane Friedman

IngramSpark

Jenn dePaula

Jerry Jenkins

Joel Friedlander

Joanna Penn

Kindlepreneur

Michele DeFilippo

Penny Sansevieri

Daphne Gray-Grant

Becky Robinson’s Weaving Influence

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