NY Book Editors

NY Book Editors We offer manuscript critiques as well as developmental book editing, copyediting, proofreading, and ghostwriting services. www.nybookeditors.com
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NY Book Editors is comprised of editors with extensive publishing experience, and has been featured in publications like the Huffington Post. Our editors have worked with New York Times bestsellers, nominees and winners of the Nobel Prize, Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, Pushcart Prize, Guardian First Book Award, National Book Critics Circle Award, Prix Goncourt, and T.S. Eliot Prize. We believe our job is to be in sympathy with the author's unique voice. Our goal is to help our authors improve their way of telling the story. Read more: http://nybookeditors.com

Mission: To elevate those who dare to create.

"A successful book is not made of what is in it, but of what is left out of it." - Mark Twain
12/29/2019

"A successful book is not made of what is in it, but of what is left out of it." - Mark Twain

12/28/2019
Marla's recommendation

If you’ve wondered what to read next or whether you should reread the classics, one of NY Book Editors’ own shared her recommendations 📚

Setting your story in a different time period has its own set of complications. Read more in our GUIDE TO WRITING HISTOR...
12/27/2019

Setting your story in a different time period has its own set of complications. Read more in our GUIDE TO WRITING HISTORICAL FICTION over on our blog.
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Free Download: 10 Tips to Nail Your First Chapter
12/27/2019
Tips for Writing Chapters | NY Book Editors

Free Download: 10 Tips to Nail Your First Chapter

In this post, we share tips on how to write a chapter that’s both engaging and forward-moving. We also discuss the difference between chapters and scenes.

“Books keep stupidity at bay. And vain hopes. And vain men. They undress you with love, strength and knowledge. It’s lov...
12/26/2019

“Books keep stupidity at bay. And vain hopes. And vain men. They undress you with love, strength and knowledge. It’s love from within. Make your choice: book or…” – Nina George, The Little Paris Bookshop

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Merry Christmas from the NY Book Editors' Team!
12/25/2019

Merry Christmas from the NY Book Editors' Team!

“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Futu...
12/24/2019

“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach!” - Charles Dickens, A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Let's just admit it right now. We all judge books by their covers... and not just by the design. Most of us read the jac...
12/23/2019
Tips for Creating a Cover for the Back of Your Book | NY Book Editors

Let's just admit it right now. We all judge books by their covers... and not just by the design.

Most of us read the jacket copy before we consider buying a book.

This makes the copy as important as any you're likely to write.

Here's some of our best advice on how to create an engaging back book cover.

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Your book’s back cover is your best marketer. It will either make or break the sale. In this post, we share must-know tips for back cover design.

When we deny our stories, they define us. When we own our stories, we get to write the ending. This #1 NEW YORK TIMES BE...
12/23/2019

When we deny our stories, they define us. When we own our stories, we get to write the ending. This #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER by Brené Brown helps us make the most of our failures and rise strong.

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"The first sentence can't be written until the final sentence is written." - Joyce Carol Oats
12/22/2019

"The first sentence can't be written until the final sentence is written." - Joyce Carol Oats

Happy Hanukkah from the NY Book Editors' Team!
12/22/2019

Happy Hanukkah from the NY Book Editors' Team!

"Only a blank page needs no editing." - Marty Rubin
12/21/2019

"Only a blank page needs no editing." - Marty Rubin

In this NY Book Editors' novel, Kate is assigned to cover a story about ten people who have each found $100,000 in cash ...
12/20/2019

In this NY Book Editors' novel, Kate is assigned to cover a story about ten people who have each found $100,000 in cash on their front porch. Kate is intrigued by the anonymous Good Samaritan, dubbed GOOD SAM, who is behind it all. Searching for answers, Kate unravels the powerful and unexpected reason behind the mysterious cash gifts. The true identity of GOOD SAM becomes the biggest surprise story of her career, turning her personal and professional life upside down. Dete Meserve

"When your story is ready for rewrite, cut it to the bone. Get rid of every ounce of excess fat. This is going to hurt; ...
12/19/2019

"When your story is ready for rewrite, cut it to the bone. Get rid of every ounce of excess fat. This is going to hurt; revising a story down to the bare essentials is always a little like murdering children, but it must be done." - Stephen King

12/18/2019
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The road from turning a manuscript into a book is never easy. It is always a great feat when someone publishes a book! We are proud of the NY Book Editors’ Thales Panagides Author for following his vision and publishing the ODYSSEY TO THE HEART. 📚

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12/17/2019

If you want to learn more about using YouTube to promote your books click here: https://buff.ly/304lgb1

"The part you must jettison is not only the best-written part; it is also, oddly, that part which was to have been the v...
12/17/2019

"The part you must jettison is not only the best-written part; it is also, oddly, that part which was to have been the very point." - Annie Dillard

This New York Book Editors' novel tells the story of Thomas, a young man who enters the world of Hollywood with its priv...
12/16/2019

This New York Book Editors' novel tells the story of Thomas, a young man who enters the world of Hollywood with its private jets and sprawling mansions. And then he meets the beautiful and mysterious Matilda Duplaine with whom he begins a secret love affair. @alexbrunkhost1

When Erskine Caldwell was asked in an interview how he went about transforming simple incidents into a story (like a roo...
12/15/2019

When Erskine Caldwell was asked in an interview how he went about transforming simple incidents into a story (like a rooster crowing at a certain time) he responded the following:

The editing process can make or break a book. That is why the main goal of NY Book Editors is to match the author with t...
12/14/2019

The editing process can make or break a book. That is why the main goal of NY Book Editors is to match the author with the right editor who can see the vision behind the book.

This NY Book Editors' novel is a self-empowerment guide written by Gary John Bishop that offers an honest, no-nonsense, ...
12/13/2019

This NY Book Editors' novel is a self-empowerment guide written by Gary John Bishop that offers an honest, no-nonsense, tough-love approach to helping you move past the self-imposed limitations.

Over on our blog, we've covered the best tips on making an author's website. To read more go to https://buff.ly/2PqGXyx ...
12/12/2019

Over on our blog, we've covered the best tips on making an author's website. To read more go to https://buff.ly/2PqGXyx
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"There is only one plot - things are not what they seem." - Jim Thompson
12/12/2019

"There is only one plot - things are not what they seem." - Jim Thompson

Over on our blog, we try to cover all the issues and doubts writers face daily, so head over to the https://buff.ly/1Nv9...
12/11/2019

Over on our blog, we try to cover all the issues and doubts writers face daily, so head over to the https://buff.ly/1Nv9EEk and read up. We publish new content weekly.

"The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes." - Andre Gide
12/10/2019

"The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes." - Andre Gide

In this novel, which we are proud to call one of the NY Book Editors' works, Martha Hall Kelly tells the story of three ...
12/09/2019

In this novel, which we are proud to call one of the NY Book Editors' works, Martha Hall Kelly tells the story of three women during World War II, described in the words of Jamie Ford as "a profound, unsettling, and thoroughly captivating look at sisterhood through the dark lens of the Holocaust."

How to Write a Chapter
12/09/2019
| NY Book Editors

How to Write a Chapter

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Free Download: 10 Quick Tips for Writing a Query Letter
11/29/2019
Tips for Finding a Literary Agent | NY Book Editors

Free Download: 10 Quick Tips for Writing a Query Letter

Looking for tips on finding and working with a literary agent? In this post, we discuss how to forge a successful relationship with an agent.

Happy Turkey Day from the New York Book Editors! 🦃
11/28/2019

Happy Turkey Day from the New York Book Editors! 🦃

How to Write a Middle-Grade Novel
11/25/2019
| NY Book Editors

How to Write a Middle-Grade Novel

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10/28/2019
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