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The Red Pen

Over the past few weeks, Publishing Director and author Moira Forsyth has been sharing her top tips for writers on editing on the Sandstone blog.

The editorial advice in The Red Pen blog series will help you ensure your book is be in the best possible shape if you're submitting your book to us during our open submissions window, which ends on June 30th 2021. Find out more about our submissions window on our submissions page, and find the full list of Red Pen posts below:

Easy edits

Editing dialogue

Tackling structural changes


Timelines and tenses

Continuity and consistency

Taking care of your characters

The importance of ending well

Presenting your work

Moira Forsyth

Moira Forsyth