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?
When 96% of a multi-billion dollar industry’s consumer base consider their purchasing decisions uninfluenced by brand, you have to wonder where we went wrong.
The publishing industry has a whole lot to change (and the publishing industry does not really like changing very much), but these challenges will hopefully help push us in the right direction.