How to Edit and Publish a BookEditing and publishing a book
Phases of book editing and proof-reading
Cut! You ( and your editors) have one aim during the processing process: to design your script as well as possible. Here's a secret: You've been with your book so long that you know it inside out. However, your prospective reader will not. The edit makes sure that your words say what you plan to say.
They are familiar with the branch and linguistic regulations. You need a little bit of your own free reading to give your manuscripts back. When you want to rival other titles - both self-published and traditional - your book must be the best it can be. Each major book has an equal publisher - or a staff of publishers - behind it.
Clean manuscripts before handing them over to your editors will be less expensive. There are a few steps in book processing (that's right, there are steps!) to help you. Every phase of the editorial processes has a particular objective that goes back to your initial goal: to make your manuscripts as good as possible.
Self-editing is when you familiarize yourself with your book to fix errors that you did not notice while typing. However, before you plunge in, take a rest so that you can return to your book with renewed vigour. You will want to decelerate and really want to literally reread every single words - maybe even reread them out loud - so you can really see and listen to what is on the page and not what you wanted to do.
Reading betas are voluntary contributors who are reading your book and giving feedbacks. They are not a replacement for professionals, but betas can identify possible problems before continuing the work. If you are looking for betatakers, look for someone who is acquainted with the topic (non-fiction) or who enjoys the topic (fiction).
Be sure to vote for people who don't just say, "It's great" - while that's good for your egos, it's not good for your work. Development writers usually look at the large pictorial elements of a script. Your editior corrects your orthography, vocabulary and phrasing. Proofreading takes place after all processing is complete and you have switched to the format.
At this point, you and your editorial staff have already identified as many typing errors as possible. Once your edit is complete, it's not the right amount of proofreading to make many changes - so proofreading is the right way to identify any errors that have occurred before your book is ready for print.
It' the best for someone who specialises in the smallest detail and has never seen your book before. When we perform a review for you, you will also receive an edited packet suggestion. Here is a brief summary of our processing packets.