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Giveaway! Saving on Money on Editing & Choosing the Best Editor

Giveaway! I am giving away ten paperback copies of my book Saving Money on Editing & Choosing the Best Editor on Goodreads. Book Description The self-publishing industry is booming, and if you’re a self-published author, so is the competition. Having your book professionally edited is an essential step in getting…

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Saving Money on Editing & The Launch of a New Book Series

Post updated August 29, 2017. Updates are marked with an asterisk. On July 1, my first Indie Author Guide, Saving Money on Editing & Choosing the Best Editor, will be published on Amazon in ebook format. This book was inspired by and adapted from several earlier posts on this blog…

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Need an Editor? Maybe Not

Do you need an editor? As an editor myself, I’m going to take a risk today and talk about some reasons that an indie author just might not need an editor after all. Hiring an editor can certainly have several benefits for self-published authors: The right developmental editor will make…

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An Indie Author Guide to Vetting Editors

In this post, I discuss the process of vetting editors. At the end of my previous series on saving money on editing, I mentioned cheap editing and why I am against it. One of the reasons is that self-published authors often get scammed by people who claim that they are…

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An Indie Author Guide to Saving Money on Editing—Part 5: Final Tips

Welcome back! So far in this series on saving money on editing, I’ve covered patience, self-editing, using readers, and using editing tools. This week, I wrap up the series with some final tips and tricks for you to eke out the full value of the editing services that you need…

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