Hiring A Book Editor: What Do You Need To Know?

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If you have a finished manuscript, first off, congratulations. Now, you’re onto the next step: seeking a book editor. The most successful books, whether self-published or traditionally published, go through rounds of editing before publication.

For a beginner writer, however, it’s difficult to know how to find the right professional …

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Hiring An Editor: Six Key Questions – Ask a Ghostwriter

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Whether you’re working on fiction, non-fiction, family history, business book, or a memoir, hiring an editor is going to become a reality.

A few times in my recent travels, I have heard someone say, “I’m only self-publishing though. What do I need an editor for?”

A well-edited manuscript is absolutely

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NaNoWriMo Survival Guide – Ask A Ghostwriter

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portland, oregon, erick mertz, manuscript consultant, nanowrimoOur world seems full of organized challenges. Every one of them promises to help participants accomplish something bold and ambitious in a discrete amount of time. Whether it’s weight loss, getting organized, or quitting smoking, we want to meet great challenges, hopefully in a relatively short amount of time. For …

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Ask A Ghostwriter – Write The Series? Or The Book?

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fiction book editing services, mertz, erick, ghostwriter, portland oregonBack in early August, I had the opportunity to teach at Willamette Writer’s Conference in Portland, Oregon. One of my favorite parts of teaching is sitting on panels. They’re a chance to experience the different ways that my colleagues look at writing, publishing and editing. Providing high quality fiction book …

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