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Host & Guest

Guest

Rebecca Inch-Partridge

Host

Kathleen Kaiser &

Adanna Moriarty

 Resources

www.ripartridge.com

 

 

 

About This Episode

Unveiling the Art of Developmental Editing and the Life of a YA Author

Dive into the depths of the editing realm with Talking Book Publishing as Kathleen and Adanna converse with acclaimed YA Author Rebecca Inch-Partridge, the brilliant mind behind “Escaping the Dashia.” However, this episode offers more than just a glimpse into Rebecca’s latest work; it unveils her dual role as a developmental editor, shaping literary gems from behind the scenes.

Discover the pivotal role of editing in creating literary masterpieces as the trio delves into the intricacies of developmental editing. Rebecca unravels the secret to maintaining your artistic vision throughout the editing journey, all while gaining insights into the nuances that elevate your narrative to new heights. The discussion covers the diverse roles of editors, their collaborative efforts in refining your manuscript for publication, and the indispensability of this process in your creative odyssey.

Rebecca’s multifaceted expertise sets this episode apart—she not only refines manuscripts but also crafts her own literary wonders. Gain exclusive insights into her distinctive creative process, her deliberate choice to abstain from self-editing, and the intriguing reasons behind it.

Embark on an enlightening expedition, gathering wisdom for your personal journey, in this episode of Talking Book Publishing.

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About our guest

Rebecca Inch-Partridge

Rebecca Inch-Partridge is an author, an editor, and an avid science fiction fan who grew up imagining a more inclusive world for women in SFF and today is shaping that reality. Her first novel, Escaping the Dashia, is a YA science fantasy published by Black Rose Writing. In it, young telepath Twyla is kidnapped by her mother and forced to participate in the criminal organization that is her family’s business.

Rebecca grew up writing stories about The Bionic Woman meeting Captain Kirk. She is a member of the Editorial Freelancers Association and Broad Universe. She frequently attends and speaks at writers’ conferences and science fiction conventions. Her short stories and articles have appeared in several magazines, and she has won Honorable mention in both Writer’s Digest and Writers of the Future contest competition. She received her bachelor’s degree from William Jessup University in Management and Ethics—which she swears is not an oxymoron. Rebecca lives in Auburn, California, with her husband, their dog McKraken, two cats, four chickens, and one turkey. Discover more on Rebecca Inch-Partridge’s website.

Escaping the Dashia, is a YA science fantasy, published by Black Rose Writing. In it, young telepath Twyla is kidnapped by her mother and forced to participate in the criminal organization that is her family’s business.

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