RED 249: Book Launch – Working With Editors

There's a saying in the music business — “Good songs are written, great songs are rewritten.”

Same goes for books. If you want a great book, you need to have somebody (or a few people) help you with editing.

I'm about 60 days away from releasing my new book on how to market yourself via podcasting. This is a book I started writing about three years ago and it's been a challenge to get it out. And on this episode, I talk more about the editing process.

In This Episode:

  • Why this book has taken over three years (so far)
  • A book editing lesson from a print journalist
  • What happens to your manuscript when you work on it too long (and how to fix it)
  • My first editor (and why I'm no longer working with her)
  • The reason the new editors sent my manuscript back to me without editing it
  • Bringing in yet another person to help me with a new outline for the book
  • Why I haven't given up on this book already

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