Author Archives: Ex Libris Editing

About Ex Libris Editing

Editorial services catering to the diverse creative communities of the West Coast and beyond.

Writing Good Dialogue

When it’s finally time to sit down and write your next best seller, remember that engaging and realistic characters are a crucial component of a successful manuscript. Characters must come to life and help create a sense of reality that … Continue reading

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Write to Publish 2018 – Tenth Anniversary Edition

This year’s Write to Publish conference was held on April 21st and was nothing short of a success. On a rare (for April) sunny and 75 degree day, attendees gathered from all over the Pacific Northwest in order to engage … Continue reading

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Happy National Independent Bookstore Day!

National Independent Bookstore Day honors the amazing shops that have made it possible for us to aimlessly peruse their shelves in a peaceful space. More often than not, these delightful and unique shops have been started by passionate readers or … Continue reading

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Meet our spring intern!

Full name: Brennah Hale Where did you attend undergrad and what degree did you receive? I attended the University of Nevada, Reno, and received my Bachelor’s in English: Writing and a minor in French. When will you graduate from the … Continue reading

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Sylvia’s saying goodbye for now!

Hello friends, We wanted to drop in and let you guys know that Sylvia will be going on hiatus from Ex Libris for the time being. Between a new baby and the trials and tribulations of co-running a business across … Continue reading

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How to Build a Good Query Letter

In the end, a query letter should make as many arguments as possible to show why your book is a good fit for a publisher. Continue reading

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Have You Heard the Good Word(stock)?

The festival has changed over the years, but at its heart, there remains an honest love of books and the promotion of the connections that everyone—authors, readers, and publishers alike—get to make over them. Continue reading

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