Edit For Your Reader: An Exercise and Checklist

Edit For Your Reader: An Exercise and Checklist

By Beth Barany Editing your novel can be overwhelming, confusing, and a downright hair-pulling experience. I know it was for me at first. Especially the overwhelming part. So much to keep track of. Where to begin? And the one that haunted me at night… Is this book any...
Working with (Those Dreaded) Editors

Working with (Those Dreaded) Editors

By Florence Osmund I’m pleased to welcome Florence Osmund back to The Book Designer. Today, Florence explains almost everything you need to know about working with editors. I think you’ll find this article very helpful. You may also wish to check out...
Beta Readers vs Editors vs ARCs

Beta Readers vs Editors vs ARCs

By Craig Tuch We’re sometimes asked by self-publishing authors about the role that beta readers, editors and Advance Reading (or Review) Copies (ARCs) play in the process of publishing and promoting a book. If you’ve ever had any questions, I think...