Self-Publishing Basics: How to Organize Your Book’s Front Matter includes a checklist of front matter items.
So why exactly do you need a sample copyright page? One of the most common questions I get from new self-publishers is, “What do I put on the copyright page?” For some reason, the copyright page has the power to intimidate some people, with its small print and legalistic language, not to mention all those […]
Marlowe is an artificial intelligence that serves to help authors improve their novel before sending it off for professional editing.
When editing a novel, a writer needs to switch from self-focused — which you needed to be in the creative flow — to reader focused.
You have finally finished the manuscript for your first book. Florence Osmund explains almost everything you need to know about working with editors.
Ever wondered what role beta readers, editors and Advance Reading (or Review) Copies (ARCs) play in the process of publishing and promoting a book? This article by Craig Tuch compares all three and explains how they can all be helpful.
You want to don’t want to spend a ton of money to write (and sell) an amazing book, but editing is not something you want to skip. A book littered with grammatical errors and typos screams amateur.
The use and typesetting of hyphens, en dashes, and em dashes
You’ve finished writing a novel and you’re anxious to get it published. But, did you know you can refine your manuscript before it goes to your editor?
Does your book have a professional cover that is competitive with your genre? Is there a typo in the first 10 pages or a major grammar or boo-boo?