Preparing a manuscript for an editor can seem daunting, but it’s easy to do once you understand the basics. Here are six things to keep in mind while preparing: Putting everything in one file. I have never had this one, but I’ve heard from other editors how authors will send their work in one chapter … More How to prepare your manuscript for a book editor
Editors are essential. It’s also important to communicate some information with them when reaching out to get their services. Here are six things to keep in mind: WORD COUNT, NOT PAGE COUNT Knowing how many pages there are isn’t as helpful as one might think. There is the general standard that every page is about … More 6 things editors need to know before editing your work
All the different editing stages can get confusing. So, here’s a breakdown: Developmental Editing This focuses on your book’s big picture, including: Chapter organization Characterization Dialogue Ending Inconsistencies Pacing Plot holes POV Structure Themes Voice Since this stage helps bigger items, it doesn’t usually do much sentence-level wise. Instead, it helps develop your story, making … More What’s the difference between the levels of editing?