There’s never been a text written that didn’t need editing. Indeed, I’ll say as Indie authors we have a duty to aim at a high standard, and one way is to ensure that they are edited to a professional standard.
An editor’s primary connection to the book is the manuscript itself. You can edit it yourself time and time again; give it to friends to edit, but you, or they, will not necessarily see the mistakes. They’re not going to approach the text with the kind of eye for detail that a professional editor brings.
I saw a comment recently on Facebook on editing and quote it below:
‘Each individual author is responsible for their own editing and content. I do not want this project to be like those other stuck up compilations who believe only the BEST should be able to submit. The emphases on this very project is…
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