Paying for an editor is a big but extremely important part of the publishing process. Today, we hear from Alliance of Independent Authors partner member Amelia Winters on what you can learn from professional editors.
Getting your first book edited can be an overwhelming experience. There's different types of editors, huge swings in price ranges and that's all before you receive the feedback itself. ALLi partner member and CEO of Fictionary.co Kristina Stanley, is here to explain everything you need to know about fiction editing.
Know your manuscript needs a professional editor but worried about being ripped off or taken for a ride? Let Richard Bradburn, ALLi partner member and experienced professional editor, talk you through the process and avoid the pitfalls.
Why spellcheckers are good and getting better - but are still no substitute for the brain and eye of a human editor. Jim Giammatteo explains why, with some fun examples.
Wondering how to find the best editing service for your self-published books? Not sure why you need one? Worried about getting ripped off by sub-standard service providers? All the answers you need are in this post about editing for beginners.
This session will detail how a successful author-editor relationship works, no matter which type of editor your project needs. It…
Lost the plot with your fiction writing? Having trouble keeping track of your characters? You need to start keeping a style-sheet - or at least ask your editor to create one for you. Such a useful writing tool you'll wonder how you ever managed without it! Here's how.
Practical advice on the correct use of hyphenation, from professional editor Richard Bradburn - an issue complicated by the continuing evolution of the language and changes in common practice.
Are you using the right criteria to select the best editor for your books - and are you making the most of what you can learn from the editing process? Read Karl Drinkwater's post, from his perspective as both author and editor, to help you decide.
Feeling jaded with Twitter? Read this refreshing post by Helen Baggott, who as an ALLi Partner member speaks about Twitter with the perspective of an editor - and potential new reader for your self-published books!
Don't miss out on the valuable contribution that free beta readers can make to your books - read Richard Bradburn's insightful post in to who they are and how they can help you.
Drawing on her own experience of learning the skills required to be a good editor, Lucy McCarraher, Managing Editor of…