Friday, December 20, 2019

Weaving it all together with Pat Smith

Patricia B. Smith joined the Blood-Red Pencil in 2018. Pat is a journalist and experienced professional developmental editor, working both for a publishing company and for private clients, as well as running her own publishing company.

Pat's latest releases

A practical, real world look at the process of buying, renovating, and reselling houses, presenting the risks and rewards of flipping real estate. This book will help readers determine if they have the necessary time and cash, and guide them through the process.

Romantic short stories by 12 different authors, edited by Pat and published as an anthology by her company, Welkin Press.

Spine-tingling short stories by 12 award-winning authors, edited by Pat.

Pat's top articles on the Blood-Red Pencil

Cats and Cozy Mysteries Go Together Like Scones and Clotted Cream
How to Tell Good Editing from Bad Editing
Is Editing a Dying Art?
Killer Companions
How NOT to Sell a Book

Connect with Pat on Facebook, Twitter, or Linked In.


  1. So glad you brought your special talents to BRP, Pat. This is a great group. :-)

  2. I particularly love your post "Is Editing a Dying Art?" Having been in the writing/editing biz for decades now, I can attest that editors have saved me from myself many times! I am eternally grateful for their expertise and insights (even when I disagree with them, which isn't often).


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