What if we told you that there are some things you can do yourself when getting ready for an edit and that by doing them, you’ll save money on editing costs?
Corina Koch Macleod and Carla Douglas
If you’ve tried dictation, you may discover that your first draft reads differently than a typed first draft. As a result, your approach to editing may need to be different.
Four Options for a Fiction Manuscript Evaluation by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas explains what a manuscript evaluation can involve based on the stage you’re at in your writing, what kind of feedback you’re hoping for, and—possibly most important to you—your budget.
7 Tips for Proofreading Your Book by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas explains why you should proofread your book after it’s been laid out for print or formatted for e-reading and offers tips for how to do it.
Copyediting: It’s Not Rocket Surgery by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas provides examples of how copyediting is a process that incorporates many tasks and requires various skills.
Can Using Editing Tools Improve Your Writing? by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas discusses various approaches and tools that you can use to diagnose problems and fix your writing when editing it.
Managing the Beta Reading Process by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas suggests tools and tactics that can be used to manage feedback from beta readers.
Stop thief! Writers and Plagiarism by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas defines plagiarism and explains how to prevent it and recognize it.
Wanted: How to Find Your Best Editor by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas uses bestselling author Tim Ferriss’ recent appeal for an editor as an example of how to find your best editor.
The Indie Author’s Bookshelf: 19 Best Titles for Self-Editing by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas lists 19 self-editing books every indie author should have.
Is Crowdsourced Editing Right for Your Book? by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas explains the concept of crowdsourced editing and compares crowdsourced editors to beta readers and professional editors.
What Kind of Self-Pub Are You? A Questionnaire and Tips for Maximizing Your Self-Pub Style by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas is a quiz designed to help self-publishing authors to identify their personality type and offers tips for maximizing their self-publishing style.