15 June 2014

A new customer of mine has a series of kids books that have been edited by other editors, yet I am finding lots of areas for improvement. She has found this disappointing (disappointed in her other editors), but I have explained my thoughts on this phenomenon.

Every editor is different and even if you have 3 editors go through something, there are always going to be bits and pieces picked up by another one. There will also be some things that different editors will not agree on. Not everything in the English language is a black and white issue of right or wrong. You will also find a wide variety of thoroughness among editors.

There is a lot to think about when you are self publishing and coordinating your editors. With kids books, a three stage edit by each editor is highly recommended. It won't take them long to go back through it again and again and again. Even with longer works, multiple stages of editing are a very good idea.

Also, errors can creep in at any stage in publishing (including the typesetting) so the best workflow is one where an editor is involved from start to finish.

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