Xlibris Presents Editing Tips from Xlibris Author Margaret Sisu

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Xlibris Publishing Australia

Xlibris author Margaret Sisu shares us her editing practices here at Xlibris Writer’s Workshop. With her debut novel The Nude getting rave reviews, her tips may be just what you need to polish your content and bring your work into fruition.

 

Seeing Your Work with Fresh Eyes

 

“Get a good editor, one who will tell the truth about your book. Challenge their opinions and suggestions, get a second opinion even, but in the end, trust that good editor. Sounds like conflicting statements but think about them and you’ll realize they aren’t.

 

A good editor may bruise your ego by telling you to cut this, correct that, and work on the other terrible deficiency, but even as you disagree and grow indignant, you’ll find yourself looking at your work with a fresher eye. I found that even when I was insisting that my editor was wrong…

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