The process of developing and polishing a complete draft should be one of the most creative times in a project. This is your final chance to hone your story based on the best of your ideas and refine your style to boost your substance.
You may have typed "the end" on the last page of your manuscript, but it's not ready to be sent to your editor. These nine steps will help clarify what you need to do before you ship your book off for editing.
The book editing process might seem daunting, but it’s an important part of your publishing plan. By understanding what happens at each phase in the editing process, you can make the most of this time to create the best book possible.