Far too often aspiring writers are led to believe that the editing of their manuscript will be handled by the literary agent or publisher who scoops up their book.

The truth is that every manuscript submitted to agents and publishers should be professionally edited. The publishing industry has changed dramatically in the past several years. Manuscripts that agents and publishers feel need
editorial assistance will almost always be rejected.

In this comprehensive primer, professional editor, Karen Venable, shows aspiring and seasoned writers how to improve their prose, bring life to their characters and how to engage the reader from the first page until the last.

Published: Fireside Publishing, Inc on
ISBN: 9781301998715
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