Shannon A. Thompson Guest Post: Balancing the Editor’s Life with an Author’s Dream

Legends of Windemere

Today I have a guest blog from Shannon A. Thompson who is both an author and an editor.  Below you’ll see what she has to offer and how one balances the two roles.

servicsI started off as a writer who didn’t know much about editing (or grammar, for that matter). I was only 16 when my first work was published, and I still shudder at the mistakes littered across the pages. Back then, the Indie market wasn’t even really a market yet, so it was nearly impossible for my Midwest-self to find an affordable editor on my tips working as a hostess at a local sports bar. Now, eight years later, the industry is very different. Supportive writers group together across all social media boards, and they aren’t alone in their goals. Editors, cover artists, book bloggers, and an endless amount of readers have unified to create an unstoppable (and…

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