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.
A review of how copyeditors different from proofreaders, and what else indie authors need to do when they get their manuscripts back from editing before they are printed.
Producing the best book possible is the common goal of authors and editors, and in this sense their relationship is a collaboration. This is both good and bad for authors, and sometimes it’s ugly, too.
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?
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.
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.