Hire an Editor

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Do I need to hire a book editor?

Hire an Editor

No matter what your background, you should never edit your own book. Hiring a book editor is quite important when it comes to any book you write or publish. Book editors come in all flavors. Don't make a hasty decision, however. It's smart to interview potential editors, check their references, and ask for writing samples. Not sure on where to find an editor? Here are some tips:

  • Your old English teacher might be a place to start (although not my first choice)
  • You can look for an editor for your book online
  • You can find editors in local writers groups
  • You can find editors at your local college or university

*This something your book coach can help you with as well.

   

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