Tag: beta readers

A Quick and Easy Guide to Beta Readers

Posted January 16, 2014 by Amanda Shofner in Editing
A Quick and Easy Guide to Beta Readers

Once you’ve unearthed yourself from the drudges of self-editing, it’s time to bring others into your editing process. And while this part is scary, it’s absolutely necessary. No matter how much you pored over your manuscript, you’ll always be blind to certain aspects that you’ll need someone else to point out. Ahem. I repeat: you’ll […]

A Step-by-Step Look at the Editing Process

Posted August 22, 2013 by Amanda Shofner in Editing
A Step-by-Step Look at the Editing Process

What does the editing process look like? Though it varies for each person—we all have our own idiosyncrasies—the editing process should involve self-editing, beta readers, a content editor, a copy editor, and a proofreader*. The more eyes on your book, the better. Here’s the process I went through with Blog Events: 1. Write You can’t […]