Why is book editing so darn expensive?

Why is book editing so darn expensive?

It always surprises me how misunderstood the editing industry is by authors and writers. These are people I would presume would understand what goes into book editing, which means they should have a deeper understanding of why editing can feel expensive. Yet enough...

5 Things to Keep in Mind when Revising

Congratulations on getting your first draft finished! For many people, that is a once in a lifetime accomplishment. For others, this is where they get stuck. What comes next? Editors? Proofreaders? Betareaders? First comes the break: put your draft away for a couple...
How to Prepare your Novel for an Editor

How to Prepare your Novel for an Editor

So, you’ve written your novel, or at least the majority of it, and now you’re starting to think about finding an editor to help make it the best it can be. Where do you start? Do you just hop online, do a search and send your baby off to the best...

10 Reasons to check out Autocrit for self-editing

Autocrit is an online based editing tool. The keyword there is editing. And autocrit for self-editing is nothing less than brilliant. It is not a word processor. It is not there to help you write or create. It’s not a name generator. It doesn’t have tips...

Self-Editing: The Mundane Side of Writing

Self-editing is a process of reviewing and correcting your own writing. And it’s an essential piece of your workflow if you want to get paid to write or make money as a freelance writer. Why, then, do so many people seem to hate self-editing? The truth is...