It’s a truth universally acknowledged that an author in possession of a manuscript must be in want of an editor. But how do you choose an editor? How much should you spend? Do you even need editing at all?
As with writer’s block, what works for one person may not work for another. But here’s some spaghetti to throw at the refrigerator door:
Most books benefit from research–but how much is too much?
If you’re an author or screenwriter and you’ve never watched the YouTube series “Everything Wrong with…” by CinemaSins, then I have homework for you.
You’ve written something. You’ve poured all your skill, creativity, and time into it. You’ve made sacrifices to reach the finish line, and you can now congratulate yourself on a job well done. But what’s next? There are so many types of editing: