A book-publishing timetable

Editing_and_proofreading_blog_646How long does it take to write a book? That question is a bit like how long is a piece of string, only more complicated. Some first drafts practically write themselves. Others need planning and research before you can even start.

The length of the writing process also depends on how much time you can devote to the relevant activities. Remember that you also have a life, and your enthusiasm will wax and wane from time to time.

This infographic may help you to get your head round setting a target.

Remember that you will also need to plan in time for editing, proofreading, designing, deciding on the publishing method, and getting the marketing effort under way.

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About The Proof Angel

I am a freelance editor and proofreader, working with a wide range of clients from large companies to individuals. I can help you to communicate clearly by carrying out a final check, or by suggesting ideas get your message over. I also have a sideline in textiles, as The Rainbow Angel.
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