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The Benefits of an Editor’s Guidance: An Interview with Editor and Book Designer Nancy Barnes
Nancy Barnes, Managing Editor of Stories To Tell, and inspirational author and spiritual teacher Johnna Andrea Tuttle explore how self publishing authors benefit when they work with experienced professional editors and book designers.
Nancy Barnes, book designer and managing editor of Stories To Tell, explores the process of creating and self publishing a book as a guest of inspirational author and spiritual teacher Johnna Andrea Tuttle on the Celestial Living Podcast. The in-depth interview is available through Blogtalk radio at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/
“Writing a book is a journey,” said Barnes. Authors go through a six-step process in creating a book – imagine, plan, create, edit, design and publish. “A lot of people do the first three steps on their own. Many books never make it past that,” said Barnes. “At Stories To Tell we help people all the way through the process.”
Her conversation with Tuttle examines the ways an author benefits from working with an experienced editor throughout the process of creating a book. Working with an editor an author can develop a strong organizational plan, focus ideas and convey them clearly and coherently. “What an editor does,” says Barnes, “is work with a manuscript to reshape it, revise it, rethink it, to make suggestions about how to improve it and ultimately to lock it down into the best form it can possibly be.”
Tuttle, who worked with Barnes to create her recently published book, Celestial Marriage, brings an author’s perspective to the conversation.
This is an interview that any author working on a book manuscript will want to hear.
About Stories To Tell
Stories To Tell is a full service team of editors and book designers who help authors publish memoirs and family history books. With Stories To tell, any author, no matter their level of experience, can enjoy the creative process of writing and successfully self publish their book. An experienced editor will help to plan the books content, edit the text and images, and design a professional, unique book. Stories To Tell Serves authors nationwide. To learn more visit http://www.StoriesToTellBooks.com.
About Johnna Andrea Tuttle
Johnna Andrea Tuttle is an inspirational author and spiritual teacher. She teaches classes on meditation, raw food living and discovering your life’s purpose. She is the author of Celestial Living. Her website is http://www.andreashome.com/
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Stories To Tell is a team of editors and book designers who help authors to publish memoirs and family history books. With Stories To Tell, any author can enjoy the creative process of writing and successfully self publish their book.