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Whether you wrote for money, fame, or to leave behind a legacy, your book will need to be edited. Learn about the different types of editors, what your book may need, and when. Discover what to expect and how to proceed after receiving editorial feedback. Our presenter is Kimberly Hunt, editor with Revision Division. Presented by the Carroll County Chapter of the Maryland Writers' Association and hosted by Carroll County Public Library.
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There are several different types of editors out there - and it can be quite confusing what each of their roles are. In this video, I'm going to clarify the difference between:
2. Copy editors
3. Developmental editors
4. Project editors
In this video, I share the top 3 ways to move your novel from needing heavy editing to light editing, and ultimately save you money when self-publishing:
1. Bottoms up
2. Get vocal
3. Change the format
I still highly recommend working with a professional editor to really polish up your work. But these 3 steps could really help you save some money.
Revision Division proofreading help.
I have based the posted information on my experience, certifications, and preferred resources such as the Chicago Manual of Style and the Merriam-Webster Dictionary. This blog is for informational purposes only. For best results and professional advice, you should consult with an editor on the specifics of your work.