Here is a great post on the importance of editing. I believe it’s the factor that separates quality indie authors from those of lesser quality.
I hadn’t really planned to cover editing in the How Not to Get Overwhelmed with Indie Publishing series–except to say that as far as I’m concerned, editing is a must–but a question arose that I didn’t want to gloss over.
Trust me when I say I know that editing can seem like a lofty, unattainable expense for an indie author, and I don’t want to tell you how to go about getting your editing done, but at the very least I do think it’s essential to have someone else read your work to correct grammar, spelling, typos, and punctuation. The human brain has this amazing ability to autocorrect errors it has already encountered, so no matter how many times you read something, you could still miss it. My goal with this article is to give you my thoughts, insight, and information all pertaining to the role of editing in indie…
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