- I have had a lot of rejection and I understand the novel is not mainstream, therefore it is imperative that it is perfect.
- I met an (MFA) editor at the SFWC, and read one of her books. It is important to know who will be editing your material, and understand their level of skill.
- I do not have any published (well, a couple of self published, but that doesn't count) authors in my critique group, and the people I can coerce into reading my novel are friends and family, who are not the best at providing constructive feedback.
Thursday, March 10, 2011
Using a Professional Editor
I have decided to send KOICTO to a professional editor. I've read numerous articles both for and against a professional review, but here is my reasoning: