One of the reasons to invest in professional copyediting for your book is to publish a work that is as free of errors as possible. But what is an error, anyway? Who makes the rules, and what is the logic behind them?
Can it spot a cliché or catch a redundant phrase? Yes. Can it evaluate whether your syntax and diction are in line with other books in your genre? I think so. Can it predict whether your novel will be a bestseller or evaluate your story arc? Not yet.
You have just sent your novel hurtling through the digital pipeline to your editor. What do you do now? You might be relieved to have a couple weeks’ respite from working on your book. But what if you want to be doing something with the creative energy that is now on hold while you wait to hear back from your editor? Here are five ideas for using that time well.
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