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The Final Edit

Transforming your work from “draft” to “done” can be daunting, and the process can differ depending on the needs of a project. Here are some strategies to consider when reviewing your text, regardless of context, when preparing your final edit.
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The Most Important Part Of Writing And Publishing A Book

The most important part of writing and publishing a book is always whatever you are working on at the moment. Here's a guide to get you started.
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Your Book Needs Editing, Design, and Marketing (even if CreateSpace no longer offers these...

When my first self-published manuscript returned from an editor's desk carved in violent red ink, I learned one huge lesson: a book simply won’t be publishable without professional author services like editing and design.
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How To Read, Edit, and Evaluate Your Writing With Fresh Eyes

Reviewing your own writing from an editor's perspective can be a challenge, even for experienced writers. Here are a few strategies that can help you bring fresh eyes to your own written work.
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Amazon’s CreateSpace Announces It Will Stop Offering Author Services This Year

While Amazon's CreateSpace is discontinuing its author services, working directly with self-published authors is the core strength of BookBaby, leveling the playing field with services like editing, cover design, book formatting, and more.
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You Cannot Overedit

You cannot overedit, whatever anyone says. I dare say I've never read a book without finding a mistake, but when I see one in my work, there's nothing that can make me feel good about it.
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There has never been a better time to self-publish

Excerpted from BookBaby's latest guide, 5 Steps To Self Publishing, Part I of our series addresses reasons to self-publish and the importance of professional editing.

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