Edit Is a Four-Letter Word: How to Create the Best First Impression (Paperback)

How to Create the Best First Impression

By Glynis Scrivens

Compass Books, 9781782795223, 115pp.

Publication Date: September 25, 2015



A one-stop refresher course in editing fiction, suitable for both new writers and more experienced ones. When to edit, how to edit, why to edit and when not to edit. The different stages of editing. Checklists, examples, and advice from other writers, editors, competition judges and a literary agent.

About the Author

Glynis Scrivens is an Australian writer. Her short stories have appeared in magazines and newspapers in Australia, the UK, Ireland, South Africa, the US and Scandinavia. She is a regular contributor to UK magazine Writers' Forum, and has had articles published in Pets, Steam Railway, Ireland's Own, and Writing magazine. Her work has appeared in seven anthologies, both fiction and non-fiction.