Writing: In Praise of Editors – Unsung Superheroes Who Daily Save Authors from Themselves…

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by Debbie Young  on Self Publishing Advice Site:

No matter how well indie authors – and indeed any authors – polish their manuscripts before submitting them for professional editing, and regardless of how dazzling their prose, a good editor will always polish it further.

While most of the finishing touches of a final line edit will be simple, straightforward corrections to grammar, spelling and typos, there may also be errors of continuity or sense. This post includes examples of typical disaster that editors have averted at the eleventh hour in true superhero style, the reasons why their role is so important, and links to further useful posts for indie authors about editing self-published books.

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Classic Writing Errors Spotted by Editors

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