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.
Editors’ Post-NaNo Tips for Revising Your Novel by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas explains the differences between revising and editing, and how revision can be influenced by the prewriting and planning style used by the writer.
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 Does Editing Look Like? Behind the (Crime) Scene at the Editor’s Screen by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas explains the differences between developmental editing, stylistic/structural editing , copyediting and word-level editing.
5 Ways an Editor is Like a Dentist by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas explains how editors are necessary and provide essential and worthwhile services, just like dentists.
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.
Are Your Readers Trying to Tell You Something? How to Use Reader Feedback to Improve Your Writing by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas explains why and how to use your beta readers for feedback on your book.
4 Levels of Editing Explained: Which Service Does Your Book Need? by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas explains where to find an editor for your book and the differences between four types of editing services for books.
By Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas If you’re a self-publishing author, you’ve likely either read or been told that you need to hire an editor. But a professional edit costs money, and while self-publishing gurus will recommend that it’s money well spent, not every author has the wherewithall for such an investment. Strange words […]