I trust all these people to do the best job they can.
We’ve all been there, sat at our flickering screens marvelling at our completed first draft. When the stars stop spinning, realisation smacks us square in the face, dampening our joy. What do I do with it now?
I remember, a couple of years past, when I’d completed my first novel. I knew little about the publishing industry, the how to’s, and more importantly, the who to’s. I set about designing a cover, opened photoshop, that program that had sat on my machine since forever, and began to dribble. Yup, clueless. Ohhhhh, look what that button does, no wait, nooooo, I didn’t want to do that. How do I get it back? Bugger, start over. And so it went on … for DAYS.
Someone mentioned ‘editing,’ hmmm, it doesn’t need that, it’s fine, I thought.
Over a year later, I’d edited my novel as best I could.
“It needs a beta…
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