Why All Self-Publishers Need a Good Editor

December 2013
Publishers Weekly;12/16/2013, Vol. 260 Issue 51, special section p6
Trade Publication
The article discusses the advantages for self-publishing authors of having a good editor. One of the responsibilities of an editor is to encourage authors to complete their first draft. Information on the four kinds of editors are presented, which include developmental editors and substantive editors. Also included are tips on finding good editors, which include getting a referral, chatting with the editor and being clear about the fee structure.


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