Posts about editing a book

If writing your own book is hard then editing it is a good deal harder. I spent so long writing those words, why do I have to remove them now?! The editing process may feel counterintuitive at first, but I think you’ll see and feel the difference when you read your work back.

From my years working as a senior editor, I know that a good edit is often the one thing that distinguishes a successful book from a less successful one. So, to help you along the way, here are some ideas to help you brandish the red pen with confidence.