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How Much Should You Pay an Editor?

by Auburn Seal  •  March 1, 2016

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If you have been following our mini-series on editing, you likely know what kind of editor you need and now you are ready to hire one. Time for the $64,000 question: How much should you pay them?   When you start querying editors, you’ll discover that there is a giant range of both what and

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4 Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Editor

by Auburn Seal  •  February 23, 2016

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Last week, you read my tips for deciding what kind of editor you need. Now that you know what kind of editor you are looking for, here are some details you’ll need to know before hiring him or her, regardless of whether it’s a copy editor or a developmental editor. Are they willing to provide you with

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How to Choose an Editor and Ensure a Soft Landing for Your Novel

by Auburn Seal  •  February 18, 2016

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Have you just finished your first book? Everyone keeps tossing about words like editor, cover designer, author platform. If you are anything like I was after that first book, you are probably hiding in the corner in the fetal position. There are so many next steps it’s hard to know what to do next. Today

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3 Questions to Ask Before Joining Your next Writer’s Group

by Auburn Seal  •  February 9, 2016

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Not all writing groups are created equal and it’s important that you get hooked up with the right one to get the most out of it. Three things to consider: What is the purpose of the group? How often will they meet and where? How many people are involved? What is the purpose of the

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The Key to a Great Book is Editing

by Bibliocrunch  •  March 24, 2014

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The key to a great book is always editing. Make sure your book is polished before it goes to publication.  


Different Types of Editing – Which One Do I Need for My Book?

by BiblioCrunch  •  June 11, 2013

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You’ve finished your manuscript and the next step is professional editing. But choosing the kind of editing you need can be frustrating because of the inconsistent usage of the terms used to describe types of editing.