7 Things You Need Before Submitting to a Publisher
We often get submissions from authors that we regretfully decline. Not because the writing is bad or we think it won’t sell, but because authors often submit work before it’s “publisher” ready. How do we know if our work is up to par? Here’s a list of 7 things you should consider before clicking that send button!
Lastly, I want to touch on editing. Sure, the publisher will have an editor for your manuscript. That’s if your manuscript makes it that far. Have someone edit your work before you submit it to a publisher. This editor needs to be more than a “typo expert.” Have someone streamline your books flaws into strengths. Having a polished manuscript will not only cut publishing time but they are the ones that get published.
11 Reasons Why You Should Keep Writing
It’s safe to say there are more writers now than ever before. Why should we write? Why are so many of us pursuing a writing career? Writers are uniquely gifted to help find meaning for themselves and others. This has always been the key goal of storytellers. Every story means something to the person living it, and our job as authors is to tell those universal stories, the stories that tell the story of every person on this earth. Here are 11 Real Reasons You Should Keep Writing.
This infographic is courtesy of Sierra Delarosa of Global English Editing. Visit them online at geediting.com or on Twitter @geediting.