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 […]
There are so many great novels out there to read – some from authors that normally would never have had their time in the spotlight. But it their hurry to be “discovered” they are forgetting the one step that is crucial to a finished, polished piece — proofing (or copy editing).
Do you proof your e-book before uploading for distribution? Online preview apps are good, but not perfect. In fact, many formatting issues are not evident. The only way to professionally proofread your book is to view it on the e-reader environment it is created for.