When are you ready for an editor?

Editing_and_proofreading_blog_317A high proportion of first time novelists who approach me for editing are not aware of the amount of work needed before they get a professional involved.

Sometimes I’m told that the first draft has just been finished, so now it is ready for editing.

Oh no it isn’t.

Finishing the first draft is a huge milestone, but there is a lot of refinement to be done before it is ready for publication. The more of this you do yourself, the better the book will be, and the cheaper & easier the editing process will be.

Here is one author’s take on getting your manuscript ready.

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About The Proof Angel

I am a freelance editor and proofreader. I work with a wide range of clients, from companies to self publishing authors. I can help you to communicate clearly in print or on line by providing a fresh pair of eyes, carrying out a final check, or by suggesting ideas to improve the flow of your message.
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