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#70% of self-published authors advise using professional editing #IndieAuthor #SelfPublishing #IndiePub #AmWriting #AmEditing

Over on my editing website I share an overview of some of the #selfpublished #author #casestudies ~ 70% say you NEED to use a #professional #editor

Creating Perfection ~ Freelance Fiction Editor

Regular readers of this blog will know that for the last few months I have been sharing the journeys of some self-published, indie authors.

They have shared with us the highs and lows of their experiences, from having to learn new skills and discovering a whole new world of online marketing.

Although all have shared that there are low points, the majority are success stories, maybe not in that they are all multi-award winners with a case of bestsellers under their belts, but every one has overcome something to achieve their dream of being a published author.

I asked all the authors involved if they had any advice for others looking to start their journey and a staggering 70% said that the main thing to do before you publish your manuscript is to ensure you have a great editor:

Pauline Barclay, author of six self-published novels says, ‘Always use…

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