After working with five editors in the course of publishing my last five books, I have learned the essential elements of establishing a good relationship between my editor and me. Like most lessons, many have been learned through mistakes, some very costly. Since I doubt that my experience is unique, I ‘ll detail the lessons […]
Most look at a blog or website as a way to promote themselves. Others view it a platform to sell books. And still there are those who see it as a way to attract readers. All three points are correct. But what does an editor look for?
The single most important element for any new book is a good polish and edit. In the world of traditional print publishing, the publishing house assigns an editor to the author and his/her book to make it shine. As ebook authors, we have the same duty to create the best, well-written book possible–a daunting task to do alone–especially for a new author.