Tag Archives: Editors

It’s Read Self Published Month!

Read Self Published is a time to celebrate self-published and indie published authors and to break the stereotypes that still surround the self-pub community. To get the word out about self-published books, the team at Read Self Published have arranged a … Continue reading

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5 Reasons I Chose to Self-Publish

There’s a lot written on the relative merits of traditional vs self-publishing. There is a view that many authors only self-publish after failing to secure an agent or traditional publishing deal. While this may be the case for some, more … Continue reading

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Self-publishing and the snobbery issue

Originally posted on Alison Williams Writing:
I work with all different types of authors, those who are hoping to secure a publishing deal, those who are chasing the self-publishing dream and even a couple who have gone on to secure…

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Do I need a proofreader, an editor, or both?

Originally posted on Perfect Prose Services:
Do I need a proofreader, an editor, or both? Well, it depends on the level of help you need with your manuscript. In an ideal world, the response would be both. However, many authors…

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Edit Like A Pro: Guest Post by Harry Bingham

Originally posted on David Gaughran:
Last week, I spoke about the importance of getting the basics right. This week we are going to focus on editing, and in particular self-editing. One of the more common criticisms self-publishers receive is with…

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Thoughts about editing

The decision to publish my book has brought with it the realisation that it will need editing. The problem is, now I’ve read up about it, it doesn’t seem as straightforward as I thought. Working with an editor wasn’t something … Continue reading

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