Must be a happy moment. I'm nearly at 30k views and after nearly two years off due to life. I'm back and building my following, putting out posts which I hope you enjoy, including those I share. The SCAM Publishers post written by Victoria Strauss from Writers Beware seems to be one of the best … Continue reading Celebrating 30,000 Views
It's WORD WAR time! I'm Cac The Proofreader, and today I'm serving up ME, MYSELF AND I, another one I see consistently misused. I am going to simplify this for you so your confusion will be a thing of the past! ME and I. "Between you and I" is incorrect because the word "I" cannot … Continue reading Word War with Cac the Proofreader
A classic moment when I read a post about the two Awethologies by The Awethors which was published by Plaisted Publishing House in October 2015. How the heck did I miss this? Nearly. Being in New Zealand, means I'm a day ahead of most people. However I'd also like to celebrate both Awethologies we had … Continue reading The Awethors – Celebrating 5 years.
Cac The Proofreader back with another WORD WAR, and this one's a double dose of fun! We're going to look at two words, each of which has two spellings and different meanings. So I should say we're looking at four words! Let's dive in... ALTOGETHER vs. ALL TOGETHER. ALTOGETHER means "completely," "in total," … Continue reading Word War with Cac the Proofreader
Nothing is FREE when you publish independently unless you're a tech expert and know everything. EDITING, INTERIOR DESIGN (Formatting) BOOK COVERS & MARKETING, etc. Can you do everything? I know I can't which is why I use CONTRACTORS for my manuscripts and developed a business to help other Independent Authors. I've seen so much BAD INTERIOR DESIGN, … Continue reading Interior Design – Fonts and Genre you Write
Who is your Audience? Do you know? Do you care? Remember choosing your Audience also affects the marketing you will need to do. Editing is not my thing. I do my best work helping with the flow and structure of a manuscript. I'll call it proofreading for now. Some things are easy to see and … Continue reading English Language and your Readers!
"Cac The Proofreader back with another WORD WAR! This is a word that is SO commonly misused/misspelled, and it is something I see pretty much daily: The word "it."ITS versus IT'S. IT'S actually quite simple--pun intended! One shows possession; one is a contraction/combination of two words. If you want to show possession, omit the apostrophe. … Continue reading Word War with Cac the Proofreader
FIVERR and Editing Once again, I have seen New Authors get caught up in messes with supposed Editors from FIVERR. I know there are many good ones out there, like with anything else, it's a matter of finding them. RESEARCH every part of building your book. This is why our MOTTO is 'Building Books One … Continue reading FIVERR and the Pros and Cons of Editing
FIVERR and those who offer Formatting, also known as Interior Book Design, through this platform can be awesome and then not so much. Authors, especially new ones, need to know how to research and get the best. It's time for those questions again. All Authors need to know what questions to ask to find a … Continue reading FIVERR and the Pros and Cons of Formatting
FIVERR... The place many people go to get cheap work done, especially new authors and those who don't understand the ropes of how to get the best out of FIVERR. This post is to help you find your way, researching who to trust and when to run. It's a bit like people using Vanity Publishing, … Continue reading FIVERR the Pros and Cons and How to Pick a Graphic Designer