Editing & Editors

Amelia Beamer – Editor Spotlight

Amelia Beamer – Editor Spotlight

Amelia Beamer has learned everything the hard way and would do it all again in a heartbeat. She’s a book editor specializing in science fiction, fantasy, and horror, and works with many first time authors who aren’t always sure which questions to ask, but really want...

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Thomas Womack – Editor Spotlight

Thomas Womack – Editor Spotlight

THOMAS Womack is a veteran book editor and writer, with four decades of full-time work in book publishing, focusing on Christian books. Clients include Richard Blackaby, Tony Evans, John MacArthur, and Andy Stanley.

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Fiverr, Upwork (and others) v. Book Editing Associates

Fiverr, Upwork (and others) v. Book Editing Associates

Why would you consider hiring a "cheap editor" over a professional and proven book editor? • You’re tempted by an inexpensive quote • You imagine your book is so close to perfect it barely needs editing • Your hopes and dreams are realized---so few changes! That’s...

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Elements Of A Manuscript Critique

Elements Of A Manuscript Critique

Manuscript critique services The three primary reasons you want to hire a book editor for a manuscript critique and evaluation: You want to know: 1) Is it salable? 2) Is it good enough to offer to a literary agent or publisher? 3) Should you go through the expense of...

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10 Questions To Ask Before You Hire A Book Editor

10 Questions To Ask Before You Hire A Book Editor

Even for those people who’ve established themselves with successful careers outside the publishing world, editing is a brand new and unfamiliar experience. For this reason, it’s important to find an editor whose experience closely matches your needs.

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4 Common Objections to Hiring a Freelance Editor

4 Common Objections to Hiring a Freelance Editor

A professional editor is an objective, critical second eye that every author, especially one who is self-publishing, needs to ensure their final product is the very best it can be. The editing and proofreading process seems like an expensive undertaking, so many...

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