Accomplished author Lynda Filler shared an article regarding the hiring of a book manuscript editor/proofreader in advance of submission and live publication. There is strong merit for doing so. While there browse Lynda Filler’s author site and follow her for the latest news as soon as it’s shared!
By Piers Golden
I often field questions about editing. Many aspiring authors think they can self-edit their work, and they can. But that’s not enough. They need a second set of eyes—and sometimes a third—on their work before it gets published. Today, Piers Golden offers five reasons why you should hire a professional editor before you complete your book manuscript.
Have you just finished writing a book? After spending countless hours successfully piecing together your work, the next big step you’ll want to take is to get your book published. However, sending your book off to a publisher without having a second look over the material may end up causing problems for you in the end.
While you may consider editing your book on your own, it’s best to avoid that task. Self-editing can become a waste of precious time and cause you to overlook major grammatical errors. But…
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