Writing coaches, formatters, and proofreaders seem self-explanatory when you glance at the role, but they’re often misunderstood and sometimes overlooked entirely. These three people are essential to your manuscript’s publication. Last week, I talked about the three primary editing services you’ll see, and the people I’m talking about this week may or may not be […]
Editors come in many forms, but most editors will offer more than one type of editing service. Didn’t know there was more than one? There are. If you did, you might wonder what editing you’ll need. Editors should offer an overview of what to expect in the services they offer, and if you haven’t […]
When you want to buy a book, what’s one of the first things you look at besides the cover and title? Reviews, perhaps? Book reviews are one of several factors considered when a reader looks for something they want to read, but that brings up a problem: how do you get reviews if you just […]
By the time you’re ready for an editor, you’re probably ready to just get rid of the manuscript. I know I was. Well, this might be the hardest part of your revision process because this is where the trained pair of eyes digs in and breaks everything down, depending on what editing tier you choose. […]
Beta readers are people like family and friends, right? The first time I finished a book, I had my grandfather reading it, my parents read it, and I managed to get one of my friends to read it, too. My granddad wondered what I thought about on a normal day because I couldn’t be sane, […]
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