Before you submit your work to an editor, there are a number of strategies you can use to save time and money.
1. Walk Away From Your Work
Try and give yourself at least a week between writing and editing your manuscript. Something magical happens during this break; it allows you to detach from the work, giving you more clarity and greater perspective. Build this extra time in from the beginning if possible so that you can let it sit before you edit. You’ll be amazed at the objectivity you gain when you stop focusing so intently on the content.
2. Print Out Your Manuscript
Often it’s useful to take a look at your work in a published form (or as close to it as you can get). You may notice problems that didn’t stand out before.[info]Sign up for Karen’s webinar with Social Buzz U -and learn the absolute “musts” for editing your own book.[/info] Continue reading