It’s easier to find flaws in someone else’s work than it is in your own. There’s a lot you can do to minimize errors and make your writing shine, but another set of eyes on your work is always a good idea.
You won’t catch every error in your manuscript. Only one kind of magical spirit can pull off such wizardry — professional editors. You should hire one if you’re serious about this whole publishing thing.
Authory is a utility that consolidates your published works from multiple websites, organizes and customizes the results, and gathers other useful data. Here’s what I learned using Authory for the first time.
Editing software uses powerful algorithms to compare your content with that of thousands of published authors. It finds where your writing is clunky or awkward and helps you turn your words into dynamic prose that gets readers’ attention.
This is the sixth entry in a series in which I detail the entire experience of self publishing my book. The goal is to offer tips and strategies so you can learn from my successes and mistakes. This week: cover design and interior formatting.