book reviews / editing / editing costs / hiring editors / reviews / self-editing

Bad Reviews When You’ve Had Your MS Edited–part 2

In the last post, we talked about what to do when you’ve paid to have your manuscript edited, and then you get some poor reviews. Today, we’ll continue with some other thoughts on this topic. Be realistic about your editing needs: Each level of editing (from substantive, through stylistic, copyediting and proofreading, plus other specialities) … Continue reading

beta readers / critiquing / editing / editing costs / hiring editors / reviews / self-editing

Bad Reviews When You’ve Had Your MS Edited

What should you do if you’ve paid an editor good money to help you with your manuscript–and then when the book is published you get poor reviews? Here are some thoughts (and things to think about next time you hire an editor!): Consider all the reviews you have received. Are there a lot of negative … Continue reading