Series Editing with Bryan Cohen - Episode 20
From idea to publication in only 90 days? Is it possible?
Bryan Cohen released his first fiction book, Ted Saves the World, Â in July of 2014. Today he is about to release his fourth.
Join Clark Chamberlain and Peter Turley as the discuss with Bryan the mindset and tools needed to edit Â a running series and how to get it done on a tight release schedule. Bryan shares his week by week schedule from idea to publication.
This is one podcast you donâ€™t want to miss.…
Line Editing with Ariel Waite - Episode 019
From when to use an adverb to knowing how formal to take your language, line editing can be overwhelming but it doesn't have to be. Join Clark Chamberlain and Peter Turley as they talk with line editor Ariel Waite and get the inside scoop on how to make the best use of each line and create the best book possible.
Author Voice with Cindy Bennett - Episode 018
In school you learn to write by all the rules. The rules of style and the rules of your instructor. All these rules can bury an author's voice. Cindy Bennett gives you the inside information on how to bring that voice back out so you're not lost in a crowd of monotone.…
Non Fiction Editing with Dennis Nappi II - Episode 017
This week join special guest Dennis Nappi II, author of, Service, A Soldier's Journey. Clark Chamberlain and Peter Turley talk with Dennis about the difficulties of Non-Fiction editing and delivering the right message.
7 Plot Editing Tips - Episode 016
Part four of four in the editing tips series. Clark Chamberlain and Peter Turley discuss seven actionable Plot Tips you can put right to work. These tips include:
ÂPacing Tension and Mystery Endings Perspective change Exposition Chapter starts and ends Plot structures …
6 Character Editing Tips- Episode 015
Continuing with part three of the four part series on editing tips. This week Clark Chamberlain and Peter Turley give you six great tips that you can use right now to edit your book for tighter character development and emotional arc.
7 Line Editing Tips - Episode 014
Is passive voice driving you mad? Are adverbs running wild through your pages? Does it feel like it will never end?
Line editing doesn't have to be a daunting task. Take each of the seven tips presented by Clark Chamberlain and Peter Turley and put them to work today.
This is the second in a four part series on editing tips.
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7 Book Editing Tips - 013
Take action today to strengthen your work with 7 these book editing tips.Â
This is the first in a four part series on editing tips. These have been designed to make it easy for you to put them right into action.
Clark Chamberlain and Peter Turley give you seven actionable tips that you can put to work today.…
Substantive Book Editing - Episode 012
Are your beta readers coming back with reports of holes in your story? Are there areas where logic seems to vanish?
Learn how to do Substantive Book Editing and make all those troubles go away.
Clark Chamberlain and Peter Turley discuss the merits ofÂ Substantive Book Editing and how it can be used to fix the plot holes and connect your story together so readers never feel at a loss for what just happened.
Choosing the Right Book Editor Episode 011
A good editor will help you place the punctuation, a great editor will help you tell the best story possible. Clark Chamberlain and Peter Turley help you know what to look for when seeking out an editor and guide you around the pitfalls that will end up costing you time, money and reader confidence.…
Editing with Scenes and Sequels - Episode 010
Writing your novel using scenes is being thrown around the web on a regular basis. What does it mean and where did it come from? in 1965 Dwight Swain wrote a book, Techniques of the Selling Writer. The fact that people pull from this today is a good sign that it contains some good information. Well, at least one nugget. Scenes and Sequels.Â
Clark Chamberlain and Peter Turley will teach you how to incorporate this simple technique into your editing toolbox. It will help you make fast sense of your structure and show you what is dead weight.…
Emotional Character Arcs Episode 009
An emotional character arc is the best way to connect your reader to your story. In episode 009 you will learn how to build these the right way for the greatest impact. Join Clark Chamberlain and Peter Turley as they dig deep into the core of your protagonist.…
Editing your Second Draft
You've finished your first draft, now what? First drafts are often clunky and feel overwhelming to tackle. But just finishing it means you had the drive to write an entire novel. The second draft is where the real fun begins.Â
In Episode 008 you will learn how to tackle the second draft by using techniques that will cut out months of spinning your editing wheels. Have a real plan and get to work on making great art.…
Word Choice - Episode 007
Words can give your writing multiple meaning or just lay there flat. It's up to you to make sure the words are the best choice possible.Â
In Episode 007 Clark Chamberlain and Peter Turley give you the tools to make better word choices. They discuss what words to use to instantly put a picture into someones mind without saying too much.
Learn to re-write a sentence for maximum impact and where those should reside in your novel.
Novel editing doesn't have to be hard if you bring the right tools to the job.Â
Increase Mystery and Tension in your Novel episode 006
Every story needs to keep the reader engaged. Two ways to do this is through mystery and tension. On episode 006 Clark Chamberlain talks with long time editor Tristi Pinkston on ways to add the right about of mystery and tension to your novel.…
The Book Editor Show Episode 005 All About Chapters
Clark Chamberlain and Peter Turley dissect the meaning of a chapter. They will look at what it can include, how to assemble it, getting chapters to cue in readers and how to use chapters to tell mini-stories.Â…
The Book Editor Show Episode 004 Character Development
Clark Chamberlain and Peter Turley show you how to build a better character. Understand the roles characters can play in a novel and how to get the most out of them. Learn techniques to improve your characters for readers to connect with. Develop believable character arcs for your main characters while making memorable minor characters. Â…
The Book Editor Show Episode 003 Pacing
Clark Chamberlain and Peter Turley discus the art of pacing. Learn how to structure dialogue, paragraphs and sentences for better reader engagement.…
The Book Editor Show Episode 002 Structure and Plot
Clark Chamberlain and Peter Turley explain the basics of structuring your novel by examining the common and uncommon methods of plot design.
Learn how to:
ÂStart your story at the optimal moment Build tension and excitement Create islands for readers to recuperateÂ Increase your writing productivity through plot …
The Book Editor Show Episode 001 Point of View
In this episode Clark Chamberlain and Peter Turley have a point of view discussion with editor Rebecca Blevins.Â
They discuss the elements of 1st, 2nd and 3rd, go into detail on 1st person protagonist description, delve into deep POV and help you pick the best POV for each scene.…
The Book Editor Show
The Book Editor Show is a weekly podcast hosted by Clark Chamberlain and Peter Turley. Each show looks at one area of novel editing that an author can easily implement into their editing process. Shows have guest editors and on air editing of submitted work.