7 Misconceptions About Book Editing

7 Misconceptions About Book Editing

Editing is a crucial part of the publishing process. However, it’s equally as crucial that self-publishing authors recognize their role as both author and publisher when entering into editing. Our editors have noticed that before some writers are engaged in the process, they hold certain misbeliefs about the parameters and content of the relationship with an editor.

We chatted with our in-house editing professional Amy De Nat and she broke down seven misconceptions she’s encountered in book editing:

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Behind the Scenes at the FriesenPress Editing Department

Behind the Scenes at the FriesenPress Editing Department

Professional editing is arguably the single most impactful process an author experiences when publishing their book. That’s why we’re so hands-on and meticulous when matching our authors with the perfect editor for their project.

How do we do it? FriesenPress Editing & Illustrations Coordinator Amy De Nat gives you a peek behind the curtain.

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Writing and Publishing. Together at last.

Writing and Publishing. Together at last.

Publishing companies exist to sell units, not stories. The result? Many quality and important books never get published at all. But thankfully, things are beginning to change.

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5 Ways to Boost Your Book’s Crowdfunding Success

5 Ways to Boost Your Book’s Crowdfunding Success

Millions of crowdfunding dollars are spent on publishing projects every year. But for the crowdfunding model to work, you need to have something that people will want to buy. Find out five things you can do to increase your project’s chance of success!

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8 Tips For Better Back Cover Content

8 Tips For Better Back Cover Content

Your book's cover is the bait, but the back cover content is the true hook - one that turns a reader’s curiosity into action.

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4 Ways to Perfectly Preface Your Book

4 Ways to Perfectly Preface Your Book

No matter the subject, authors need to make the right impression—and fast.

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How to Choose Your Illustrator | Part Two: Finding Your Illustrator

How to Choose Your Illustrator | Part Two: Finding Your Illustrator

We understand how important it is to find the right illustrator to bring your vision to life, so we've broken the process down into five easy steps.

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How to Choose Your Illustrator | Part One: Understanding Your Project

How to Choose Your Illustrator | Part One: Understanding Your Project

It's no secret that illustrations can add life to a book’s front cover or inside pages, but finding the right illustrator to collaborate with is crucial. Here's what to ask yourself before beginning your search!

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