As I read more and more self-published books, I’m dismayed over a reoccurring theme: they lack robust editing. That’s not to imply these works had no editing at all, most did. It’s just that they lacked full editing.
The first reminder to every writer is we can’t truly edit our own work. True, we must self-edit, but we delude ourselves if we think we’ll catch every error. Traditional publishers subject books to multiple edits before publication. To do our work justice, self-published works deserve the same scrutiny… read more>>