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What is a Freelance Developmental Book Editor? By Meg LaTorre

Are you looking to hire a freelance developmental editor to work with you on your manuscript? Whether you intend to self-publish or pursue traditional publication, many writers seek out the assistance of freelance editors to polish their manuscripts. However, with so many titles flying around of different types of editors, it can be confusing to …
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Filler Words to Remove From Your Novel By Meg LaTorre

All writers want their prose to read smoothly and have the reader fully engaged without being pulled from the story due to an overabundance of unnecessary words that make sentences read clunkier. These unnecessary words are often referred to as “filler words.” Filler words aren’t necessarily “bad” words, and they have their place in the …