If you can only afford one kind of editing for your books, which should it be, and why? Developmental, line or proofreading? ALLi authors and editors share their views, based on their own experience.
Tag Archives | copy editing
Here’s our show summary for the Beginners’ Self-Publishing Salon with Jay Artale & Michael La Ronn. Read the full transcript, watch the video, or listen to the podcast. This month our indie broadcasters discussed book editing and an author’s role in the editing process.
Are traditional editing services an endangered species, or do we bypass them at our peril? Indie author Yen Ooi debates whether modern self-publishing platforms killing the editing process or are encouraging writers to be better editors. Type Here. Click Publish. Share Link. What’s next? How about self-publishing your book chapter-by-chapter, or even as you write? […]
“What kind of edit does my manuscript need?” “What do editors actually do?” “What’s the difference between editing and proofreading?” ” Do I really need to hire outside help?” These are common questions among author-publishers who strive to make their books the best they can be prior to publication, but with an eye on a […]
Whether or not your budget will stretch to a professional proofreader or copy editor, writing coach Derbhile Dromey’s down-to-earth advice will help you make your self-published book the best it can be before you hit the “publish” button. When I was submitting my novel, The Pink Cage, to traditional publishers, I had visions of the […]