guest blogger Mike Garrett Feature photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash An analogy to illustrate the dynamics of attracting a publisher . . . Imagine there’s a seamstress who makes beautiful draperies. She’sconfident that she’s the best in town, yet inferior draperies drastically outsell hers. What gives? Her craftsmanship is flawless! She learns that a nearby business plans… Read More Why Should I have my work professionally edited?
Editing your own work can be hard, even if you have perfect editing skills. I’ve read books that haven’t been well edited. (Mostly this is in the self-publishing market, but I’ve come across mistakes in Traditionally published books too.) Editing errors can make a book frustrating to read and can distract from the story-line. This isn’t at all what we want. We what the reader so engaged, that they can’t put the book down.… Read More Self-Editing Your Writing