Advice · Editing · Writing

How To Hire A Copy-Editor

There’s a lot of advice out there on how to hire editors; I suggest you read it. But for what it’s worth, let me throw mine out there. Last week, we talked about why you should hire a copy-editor (and I am very pro-copy-editor.) They do stuff you can’t, they polish your manuscript to a… Continue reading How To Hire A Copy-Editor

Advice · Novels · Writing

Why You Need a Copy-Editor

  I’m writing this post at the request of a couple Twitter friends. They say they hear all the time that self-publishing authors need professional copy-editors, but they don’t know why, because no one who hires one ever seems to say, after the fact, exactly why it was so important. Pray allow me to remedy that… Continue reading Why You Need a Copy-Editor