Great editing/proofreading tips from author Cassidy Salem. Happy writing, editing, rewriting and publishing! ~ Bette A. Stevens
Originally posted on Cassidy Salem Reads & Writes:
As an indie author, you are responsible for the entire publishing process – writing, editing, proofreading, publishing, and marketing. But that doesn’t mean that you should do it all yourself. Even if you are working with a low or almost non-existent budget, make sure that you get someone else to participate in the editing process – someone that has editing experience and who won’t be shy about pointing out problems in your manuscript. Your editor can be a paid professional editor or a qualified and capable friend. You should never unleash your masterpiece on the world without having it properly edited.
Before you submit your work to your editor, make every effort to weed out as many of the errors in your manuscript as possible. Eliminating simple typos, extra spaces, and so on, will make it easier for your editor to focus on the story flow, the wording, and the important stuff that you simply don’t see because you are…
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