D. Burton

Editing

Your story, your style

Copy editing and writing to suit you 

The online writing phenomenon known as NaNoWriMo is over for another year. After a hard month of writing, authors across the world have seen their manuscripts swell in size with some even completing a first draft. But what happens next?

Daniel Burton

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05.12.2017

Writing , Work with an editor

Authors

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It's estimated that freelancers make up around six per cent of workers in the UK - that's some 2 million people. Freelancers operate in a variety of fields, and here's what you should know if you're thinking of working with one.

Daniel Burton

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19.10.2017

Businesses

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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!

Daniel Burton

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09.10.2017

Authors

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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.

Daniel Burton

60 Views

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!

Daniel Burton

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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.

Daniel Burton

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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?

Daniel Burton

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25.09.2017

Authors

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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?

Daniel Burton

66 Views

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.

Daniel Burton

59 Views

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.

Daniel Burton

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25.09.2017

Social media

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