Editing is a journey, and one you dare not take alone. In this two-part piece, we map out three different stages of editing, plotting a route that will guide you safely to your dream destination: a published author whose book is ready to take on the literary marketplace!Read More
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:Read More
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.Read More
Robert Adams – Navy SEAL, doctor, and FriesenPress author – is always up for a new challenge. When it came time to publish Six Days of Impossible, Robert did what came naturally and dove headfirst into the world of book marketing.
With Six Days’ readership growing every month, we caught up with Robert to learn about the bookselling tips he has for other first-time authors.Read More
Having beta readers read your manuscript is a critical step in many an author’s publishing journey. Here are some best practices on managing your beta readers and what to expect from their feedback.Read More
As savvy writers know, getting a positive review from a respected source like Kirkus can do wonders for a book’s sales and credibility. We asked expert Karen Schechner, Vice President of Kirkus Indie at Kirkus Reviews, to tell us how authors can garner a great book review - and how to use it when it comes through!Read More