Heads up! It’s almost time for DearEditor.com’s second annual Revision Week. The Editor is honored to host five authors—who have published a combined 270 best-selling and award-winning books—for a week of revision tips, insights, and stories from the trenches. Learn from writers who turn first drafts into lauded books every day—and enter the daily drawings for Free Partial Edits and the grand prize Full Manuscript Edit giveaway.
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Mark your calendar for a week of free edit giveaways and revision talk with these talented and generous authors:
Larry Dane Brimner has published 150 books for readers of all ages. His award-winning picture books, easy readers, chapter books, and nonfiction for children and young adults include Birmingham Sunday, an Orbis Pictus Honor Book for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children.
Laura Griffin is a New York Times bestselling romance writer. Her eleven acclaimed novels have won various awards, including both a RITA Award for Whisper of Warning and a Daphne du Maurier Award for Untraceable.
Bruce Hale is the author/illustrator of nearly 30 books for kids, including the popular Chet Gecko Mysteries (one of which was an Edgar Award Finalist), the comics-novel hybrid Underwhere series, and Snoring Beauty, one of Oprah’s Recommended Reads for Kids. Currently, he’s hard at work revising the second book in his SCHOOL FOR S.P.I.E.S. series.
Matthew J. Kirby is the breakout author of two popular novels for young adults, including Icefall, winner of the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery and the PEN Center USA Literary Award for Children’s Literature, and two more anticipated novels: The Lost Kingdom and Cave of Wonders, Book 5 of the hit multi-platform Infinity Ring series.
Peter Economy is the bestselling author and ghostwriter of more than 6o books, including Managing For Dummies, The SAIC Solution: How We Built an $8 Billion Employee-Owned Technology Company, Giving Back: Connecting You, Business, and Community, and many others. He’s collaborated with thought leaders in a variety of different industries and organizations – from Fortune 100 businesses to universities to non-profits with national reach.
Photo credits: Bruce Hale author photo © Sonya Sones, Laura Griffin author photo © Laura Griffin