I'm one of 27 book editors who shared their top editing tips and no-nos over on author Emma Lombard's blog. Here's a preview of what I said: My Top Tip: Always remember that a strong story depends on character motivation and agency. Every single scene/chapter of your book should, in some way, answer or relate to these three questions: 1. What do your characters want? 2. Why do they want it? 3. What is standing in their way? For more editing tips and no-nos, click here to check out the post!