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  • How to find a book editor and how much does it cost? A fun and dark initiation into an ancient craft…

    How to find a book editor and how much does it cost? A fun and dark initiation into an ancient craft…

    Unleashing the Editing Beasts: A Hilariously Dark Guide to Taming Words Ah, the enchanting world of book editing! A realm where grammar battles rage, punctuation duels unfold, and words are tamed like wild beasts. Brace yourself as we embark on a wickedly funny journey through the untamed wilderness of editing, where sarcasm, dark humor, and…


  • Need a Ghostwriter? Hire a dead author with these AI writing tools

    Need a Ghostwriter? Hire a dead author with these AI writing tools

    We’re in a weird dystopia, where new AI writing tools and software will soon make it easy to proofread, edit typos and fix grammar. This part is great, because authors can save a lot of money and editors can focus on the real, big picture issues. Personally, we’re not threatened by AI, because very few…


  • The biggest mistake authors make when hiring a book editor

    The biggest mistake authors make when hiring a book editor

    I’ve seen this issue come up enough times for me to comment on it: authors who get samples from several editors and weigh the pros and cons of each, which usually center around quality and price, but also personality and professionalism. Most authors would prefer to work with an author who responds quickly and effuses…


  • Fiction vs. Nonfiction: A Journey Through the Realms of Literature

    Fiction vs. Nonfiction: A Journey Through the Realms of Literature

    When you walk into a bookstore or browse an online library, you’ll quickly notice that the books are often divided into two main categories: fiction and nonfiction. But what exactly sets these two literary worlds apart? Is it just a matter of made-up stories vs. true accounts, or is there more to it than that?…


  • Edit your Book for just $25!

    Edit your Book for just $25!

    Here at the BookButchers, we’re slow and meticulous – but we understand we can’t help everyone and not everyone should invest in professional editing. There has never really been any cheaper option until recently, with AI tools. Just for fun, we started a little side project called “GhostTheWriter” and filled it with some powerful editing…


  • The Lowdown on Characters: Flat, Round, and Everything In Between

    The Lowdown on Characters: Flat, Round, and Everything In Between

    Alright, let’s talk characters – those fictional folks who live in the stories we can’t put down. Ever wonder why some characters stick with us long after we’ve closed the book, while others fade faster than a Snapchat story? Well, it all boils down to how they’re cooked up. Grab your literary spatulas; we’re flipping…


Fiction vs. Nonfiction: A Journey Through the Realms of Literature

When you walk into a bookstore or browse an online library, you’ll quickly notice that the books are often divided into two main categories: fiction and nonfiction. But what exactly sets these two literary worlds apart? Is it just a matter of made-up stories vs. true accounts, or is there more to it than that? Let’s take a closer look at the key differences between fiction and nonfiction, and explore

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Edit your Book for just $25!

Here at the BookButchers, we’re slow and meticulous – but we understand we can’t help everyone and not everyone should invest in professional editing. There has never really been any cheaper option until recently, with AI tools. Just for fun, we started a little side project called “GhostTheWriter” and filled it with some powerful editing and revision tools you can use to improve your writing. Since using AI tools is

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The Lowdown on Characters: Flat, Round, and Everything In Between

Alright, let’s talk characters – those fictional folks who live in the stories we can’t put down. Ever wonder why some characters stick with us long after we’ve closed the book, while others fade faster than a Snapchat story? Well, it all boils down to how they’re cooked up. Grab your literary spatulas; we’re flipping through the world of flat and round characters, with a side of dynamic and static

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What is a round character? The Art of crafting Lives on the Page

In the grand tapestry of storytelling, characters are the threads that give it color, texture, and pattern. Among these, round characters are the vibrant, multi-hued threads, intricately woven and full of depth. But what exactly makes a character “round,” and how do they compare to their “flat” counterparts? Let’s dive into the world of character creation, armed with examples from literature and tips to bring your characters to life. The

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Unraveling the Mysteries of Expository Writing: A Fun-Filled Expedition

Introduction to the World of Exposition Imagine you’re a detective, and your case is the world around you. Your mission? To uncover facts, analyze information, and present your findings in the most compelling way possible. Welcome to the realm of expository writing, the Sherlock Holmes of the literary world, where every sentence is a clue and every paragraph leads you closer to understanding. What in the World is Expository Writing?

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Subtext: Let Your Readers Figure It Out

Subtext may reveal a lot more than you think. It also lets your readers infer meaning, whichcreates an immersive experience as they feel trusted to figure things out on their own.When we have conversations in our daily lives, there is a lot of subtext involved. Things likeexpressions, body language, a missing response, or changing the subject. All these can be blatantor subtle and can depend on the relationship between us

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From Manuscript to Bestseller: The Ultimate Guide to Publishing Your Book

The decision to pen a book and journey through the labyrinthine process of publishing is monumental. In a world bursting with content, standing out is a feat, and understanding the publishing domain becomes the linchpin of an author’s success. This comprehensive guide endeavors to light up the intricate paths of the publishing world, ensuring every budding author can navigate it with confidence and clarity. Welcome to the intricate world of

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Powerful Verbs: The Heartbeat of Dynamic Prose

The magic of storytelling doesn’t just lie in the plot or characters; it’s also in the choice of words. And among those words, verbs arguably hold the most power. Why? Because they denote action, movement, and emotion. Here’s how to harness the potential of powerful verbs to make your sentences pulsate with energy. 1. Understanding the Impact:Compare these two sentences: The second one not only paints a clearer picture but

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Writing and Editing Tools: Enhancing Your Craft with Technology

In today’s digital age, writers are blessed with a plethora of tools designed to elevate their writing, improve clarity, and streamline the editing process. If you’ve ever been overwhelmed by the sea of options, fear not! Here’s a breakdown of some valuable writing and editing tools to give you that polished edge. 1. Grammar and Spelling Checkers: 2. Distraction-Free Writing Environments: 3. Organizational Tools: 4. Editing Assistance: 5. Research and

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Passive Voice: Understanding Its Impact on Your Writing

The passive voice is often given a bad rap in the writing community. While it has its place, understanding when and how to use it can elevate your writing to the next level. 1. What is Passive Voice? A sentence is in passive voice when the subject is acted upon by the verb, rather than performing the action. Examples: 2. Why is Passive Voice Criticized? While passive voice isn’t grammatically

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