It is almost too easy to push out a book these days, and there are many different reasons one might want to write and publish a book. As a result, it is vital that authors do their utmost to learn about and understand the path that is best for their genre, goals, and so on.
If this question was posed to you personally, you might say yes or no, depending on what your favourite genre was, and/or what your literary influences have been to date. You’d also likely agree that you have indeed read books you didn’t think were quite worthy of being published. . .
Here are 5 steps that are ideal to complete before submitting your manuscript to an editor or publisher for consideration. Prior to this, you could be working with an editor and/or writing coach to flesh out your work as discussed in my last blog post.
If you want to build rapport and a positive impression with others, free of distracting typos and incomplete thoughts, these 10 must-dos for everyday writing will help significantly. Remember that everything we do and say, and write and create, says something about us.
Think of those times when you agonized over the right words to put in an email, important memo, or cover letter. How helpful would it be to have an extra set of eyes and fresh input that in some cases might just take a few minutes?