Woman typing on laptop on a wooden desk, with a coffee.
Editing, Tips, Writer's cramp

Editors aren’t your friends. That’s a good thing.

What makes me laugh about the title of this article is that I am friends with many of my clients. However, when I'm editing their work, I put away my friendship hat and don my editor's cap. Once my red computer glasses go on, I'm all about making things professional. While it's great to have… Continue reading Editors aren’t your friends. That’s a good thing.

ID: Woman at desk (with a cell phone, and a cup of tea) writing in a notebook.
Author Life, Editing, Writer's cramp

Indie Authors Are Real Authors

Last week I felt rather dismayed to read about a writer on Twitter who felt they needed to defend their position as being a real author. They are an independently-published (indie) author, and I can't believe there's still this ongoing debate as to whether indie authors are as "valid" as traditionally-published (trad) authors. Actually, I wasn't… Continue reading Indie Authors Are Real Authors

Editing, Proofreading, Writer's cramp

Wanted: manuscripts seeking a fresh set of eyes

We're thrilled to announce that Dynamic Canvas Inc. now provides editing and proofreading services. Cait Gordon has been dealing with words since she began her career as a technical writer [mumble, mumble] years ago. Her experience includes creating and adhering to style guides, copy editing, proof-reading, and understanding the publishing process. She has just completed a… Continue reading Wanted: manuscripts seeking a fresh set of eyes