Let’s go over the ideal editing timeline for a freshly compiled manuscript in it’s second or third writer draft. How many steps are there really, and how long would each take?
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We could be doing even better for our millennial readers (and especially those in the queer community) through the full-scale adoption of the new adult (NA) category of fiction.
Trained editors combine artistry with industry knowledge in a way that can effectively improve any project. They will know their worth, and will also be worth it.
Your editor will help you be sure every aspect of your manuscript is intentional and finely-tuned to give the best reading experience.
Many writers have unknowingly bought into the myths surrounding self-editing and the role of editors in general. It’s important to do some research and address any preconceived misconceptions if you want to do what’s best for your new book.
Could my comfort and ability in my chosen profession stem directly from a subconscious embracing of the uneven power dynamic I fight against daily as a woman and a feminist?