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?
Jerry Friends, Publishing and Distribution Manager at Thompson Shore sits down with me this month to discuss book promotion for self-publishers.
Line editing and proofreading of manuscript drafts before doing an Editorial Assessment, can be a big mistake for authors.
Back in 1986 it took a lot longer to get an ISBN (International Standard Book Number) from Bowker. I remember talking to the women who issued the ISBNs from an office somewhere in New Jersey. There was an administrative fee, as I recall of about $35, and once your order was placed, eventually a large […]