How to Make Your Editor Love You

Season 3 | Episode 10
17m | Jun 12, 2024

In this episode, Miranda poses the question “Bonnie, what would make you absolutely love a potential client?” Together they delve into the many ways authors can impress potential editors and agents. Tips and tricks include understanding different levels of editing, leveraging alpha and beta readers, and engaging in self-editing. They also highlight the value of preparing key documents like a style sheet, an outline, a “story bible,” and a list of comp titles to blow away an editor and make their job easier. Tune in for great tips on how to go above and beyond for your editor—and strengthen your manuscript in the process.

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