Here’s a guest post I wrote for author Shelley Wilson’s blog – An Editor’s Perspective – Top 10 Tips for NaNoWriMo – hope it’s useful to you all (and you don’t actually need to be doing NaNo to benefit from the tips!).
I’m delighted to have special guest, Susan Buchanan, from Perfect Prose Services on my blog today. She shares her top ten tips for all the NaNoers preparing for 1st November, from an editor’s perspective.
Top 10 Tips for NaNoWriMo – An Editor’s Perspective
Only a day to go. On November 1st, fingers will be poised over keyboards, ready to create the next batch of NaNoWriMo babies. You’ve done your research and are fully prepared. Cue hammering of keys for 30 days.
November 30th – the 50K words are complete and you’re at the stage of popping the manuscript in a drawer for a month or so before going back to it; that’s really when you should be looking at lining up an editor and proofreader, if you haven’t done so already. Editors and proofreaders tend to be booked up months in advance, so it’s advisable not…
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