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Uploaded on Feb 13, 2011
"Good Manuscript Housekeeping." A how-to resource for emerging book authors writing for publication.
Make every word count. This is the advice that top agents and editors typically give to emerging authors. In today's world of sound bites, instant communication, and short attention spans, few readers will tolerate cluttered prose. Your challenge as a writer is to stimulate and maintain interest by tidying up wordy, weak writing that slows down and bores the reader.
This video gives six tips for producing immaculate, readable prose. Once you've watched, how about pulling out that manuscript and doing some "housekeeping" of your own?