VIDEO: 5 Mistakes Every Writer Should Avoid

Posted by September 21st, 2015

Become a savvier author in 15 minutes!

In this video tutorial, editors Meghan Harvey and Christina Henry de Tessan share the 5 Mistakes Every Writer Should Avoid:

  1. Don’t forget your reader.

  2. Don’t fly blind.

  3. Don’t rush the process.

  4. Your editorial team is on your side.

  5. Don’t wait to build your audience.

Take a seat and get schooled on how you can avoid these mistakes as you work to reach your writing goals.

About Meghan Harvey and Christina Henry de Tessan

Meghan HarveyMeghan Harvey is a senior production editor at Girl Friday Productions. Before joining the editorial firm, she was an editor at becker&mayer! and worked in global digital marketing for the Adidas brand. She has also written a series of ship-in-a-bottle-kit books for Barnes & Noble. Read Meghan on “5 Tips Writers Should Borrow from the Ad Industry.”


Christina Henry de TessanChristina Henry de Tessan is the vice president of editorial at Girl Friday Productions. Formerly of Chronicle Books and Seal Press, she’s also the author of several travel books, including Forever Paris and Expat: Women’s True Tales of Life Abroad. Read Christina on “What Is a Developmental Edit?”


About Girl Friday Productions

Girl Friday Productions began its life as a boutique editorial firm, and has evolved into a full-service editing, writing, and book-marketing firm. They help authors and publishers with everything from editing their novels and crafting winning proposals for their non-fiction projects to marketing their work through traditional and social media outlets, and more. In addition to a full-time staff of thirteen, Girl Friday employs a team of resource partners across the country who provide everything from copyediting and proofing to book and web-design services. Check out the awesome resources for writers via the Girl Friday blog and Twitter stream.

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