If you've ever struggled with point of view, here's a lovely little video recommended by Anne R. Allen that will make you smile as you dive for your red pen. This short video takes us immediately past 'he said/she said' to focus on the dreaded intrusive narrator.
Have you ever peeked inside a book online and virtually set it down? Anne's post also gives us helpful editing tips for those important first pages that readers dip into when thinking about buying a book on Amazon. Her bottom line:
Writers: Take action on that first 10% of your book. Readers will appreciate your editing efforts if you persevere for the full 100%.
Read more of Anne's tips at "Your 'LOOK INSIDE!' Preview: Will it Turn Readers Away or Close the Sale?"