Monday, December 1, 2008

Finding an Editor

Finding an Editor

by Lynn Tincher

It is vitally important to have your work edited, especially if you are a self published author. The biggest mistake a writing can make is believing that they can edit their own material.

Even the best editors sometimes lets things slip through. While they may be excellent at editing, they may not be the best proof readers. It is always a good idea to have other proof readers look at your material. I had several. What once person may accidentally let pass, another reader will catch.

Do your research. Find out from other authors which editors they've used. Many publishers have their own editors that they use but it is still a good idea to have an independent source.

Read other author's blogs on the subject and research any editors you many be interested in. Don't be afraid to ask them for references if need be.

Here's a couple of sites with some helpful information to get you started.

Copyright 2008 - Lynn Tincher

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