National Novel Writing Month is Back!

Yes, it's back, and for those who didn't quite manage to take part last year, this is a little reminder to say that once again it's nearly time to get involved with National Novel Writing Month. From the 1st - 30th November, writers all over the world will be taking up the challenge set by [...]

Copy Editing – Make Sure Your Manuscript is Flawless

Copy editing is a vital component of the writing journey and it is essential that any manuscript (MS) that is due to be submitted to potential publishers, has been through the copy editing process. A strong copy edit will mean that your manuscript is free from spelling and grammar errors and is also the best [...]

How to Prepare A Manuscript for Submission to Publishers

Once you've finished writing your manuscript you'd be forgiven for thinking that the hard work ends there; in actual fact if you want to stand even half a chance of securing publishing success then you need to work very hard to prepare your manuscript for submission.The first task is of course to at least proofread [...]

By | December 12th, 2011|manuscript, manuscript submission, proof reading|0 Comments

How Can The Festive Season Influence Your Writing?

With Christmas fast approaching (only 17 days to go), writers should be looking to make the most of the festive season. Christmas and the accompanying holiday period has the potential to be a great time for writers, whether it’s gathering observational material or just having more spare time to write, all writers should see this [...]

By | December 8th, 2011|Christmas, festive, inspiration, manuscript, novel, writing|0 Comments

Sir Peter is ‘Booked’

 The former editor of The Times, Sir Peter Stothard, has just been announced as the head of the jury for the Man Booker Prize 2012. The literary expert is the current editor of the Times Literary Supplement, and is reportedly looking forward to adjudicating the prize "within its great traditions".The award which boasts a £50,000 [...]

By | November 9th, 2011|Booker, editing, manuscript|0 Comments

Welcome to JMD Editorial and Writing Services

Welcome to the first blog post for JMD Writing and Editorial Services. I suppose I should start by providing you with a brief introduction to the company, which was established in 2011 to help clients see the written word achieve objectives, whether that’s securing business, achieving grades or getting published. Offering proofreading, copywriting, copy editing, ghost writing [...]

By | November 5th, 2011|copywriting, dissertation, editing, editorial, JMD, manuscript, proof, proofreading, writing|0 Comments