By Carly Bornstein-Hayward

Since writing is such a personal act, editing becomes personal. When hiring a developmental/content editor, you need to make sure you find the right one for you. It can be difficult to navigate the sea of editors available online, so here are a few tips to help.

The fi...

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By Carly Bornstein-Hayward

The future has enough room for both self-publishing and traditional publishing (plus hybrid publishing!). But self-publishing needs to refine itself in order to have staying power.

Right now Publishers are the arbiters of good literature/books. It is still, and always...

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By Carly Bornstein-Hayward

You are self-publishing, so why do you need an editor? You know your book better than anyone else right? An editor will just twist it into something different, something wrong, they won’t understand it.

But that is not true at all! An editor can see things you can’t....

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By Carly Bornstein-Hayward

So excited for Cheryl Harper’s new book, Least Likely to Fall in Love!

It’s a sexy contemporary romance that takes a closer look at bullying and the serious problem it has become. Cheryl takes a serious issue, and makes it relatable, understandable, and fixable (al...

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By Carly Bornstein-Hayward

“I had rejected the real, and rabidly devoured the ideal”
-Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre

Welcome to my first (ever!) blog post! I figured I’d start with why I became an editor and “what it means to me,” not to sound too like an elementary school writing prompt!

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