D. Burton

Editing

Your story, your style

Writing a book is a dream that many of us share. It's not always easy, however. My writing dream came true in 2015 and with this handy survival guide, you can reach your dreams too!

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09.10.2017

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One of the main reasons I established D. Burton Editing was to help other people, whether that is by checking the grammar of an author’s manuscript or assisting a business with managing social media. In December 2016, Leicestershire-based Andrew Hawkey approached me to help him with his new business venture, 1Click Meeting Rooms.

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28.09.2017

Copy editing , Success stories , Businesses

Case studies

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Writing is a wonderful art-form. The ability to create whole new worlds and convey emotional messages through the medium of fiction is an amazing talent to have. If you have a passion for story-telling and you dream of seeing your name on the front of a book, read on!

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27.09.2017

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Mental health difficulties affect around one in ten children or young people. These can be caused by a number of different factors, and finding the right support is not always easy. West Midlands-based organisation Tappy Twins helps youngsters and teenagers who have experienced traumatic events and difficulties with mental health through a combination of counselling, therapy, and coaching.

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27.09.2017

Success stories , Social media , PR and media

Case studies

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In their quest for perfection, authors can find themselves questioning what they have written. It is not uncommon for whole passages to be deleted or even rewritten, only to be changed back to what the author originally wrote. So when does a story become ready to be sent to the publishers or let loose on Amazon?

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25.09.2017

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Letting the media know your stories and your success can sometimes be a challenge. There are a number of factors to consider; which publications should you target? Is the story even newsworthy?

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25.09.2017

PR , Press releases , Media

Public relations and promotion

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Blogs can be a great marketing tool for your business or your work. There are many reasons why people hold back from starting a blog, but by remembering the 5 Ws (who, what, where, why, and when), your blog will grow.

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25.09.2017

Blog writing

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Sometimes, the world of 'likes' and 'retweets' can be a confusing one. To help shed some light on social media, here are some FAQs.

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25.09.2017

Social media

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"I want to write, but I don't have the time. I'm too busy." Does that sound familiar? Finding the time to write is a challenge faced by many authors, both aspiring and experienced, and it is a difficult one to overcome. But finding the time to work on a manuscript can bring great rewards.

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25.09.2017

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In the world of social media and online portfolios, you could be forgiven for thinking that the humble CV is becoming outdated. However, it is still an important way to show your skills. The way you write your CV is just as important.

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25.09.2017

CVs , Writing

Writing

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