On the ALLi Twitter chat (#indieAuthorChat) this week we asked questions about How to work with a developmental editor with Howard Lovy
Is your manuscript in need of substantive editing, developmental editing, copy-editing, or line editing? When is it ready for a proofread? ALLi partner member Richard Bradburn of editorial.ie helps demystify the terms.
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.
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.
An entertaining list of classic blunders spotted by editors at line-editing stage, with reasons why indie authors should engage trusted editors, plus a list of links to three other invaluable posts about types of editing and how to use them to make your book the best it can be