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. 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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