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Every author wants their novel to attract readers. To attract readers the book’s quality should be of a high standard. Often authors of fiction neglect fact-checking. The quality of a novel depends on properly stated facts. Fiction is always interwoven with facts. If the facts in fiction are incorrect or the story does not flow logically, readers will stop reading books written by the author. Hiring a professional fact-checker who will check the facts in the novel objectively will improve the quality of the book and show readers that the fiction has an accurate factual setting. The reader will appreciate the efforts of the author in stating correct facts leading to the success of the book.
Authors should consider hiring professional fact-checkers before submitting books to publishers to increase their credibility both with the publisher and the reader. When facts stated in the novel are reviewed professionally and objectively, the draft submitted to the publisher will become error-free. When the book is published, there will be no glaring factual error. Readers can enjoy reading the novel and appreciate the effort made by the author in presenting facts while weaving a fictional story. Credibility is important for a book to succeed and to make sure that future books by the author attract a large number of readers.
An author should write a novel that readers will look forward to reading. The reader will trust that any book by the author will be worth reading once they appreciate the quality of the story. Hiring a professional fact-checker will make the novel factual error-free. If the details in the novel are inaccurate, the book loses a reader. A professional fact-checker will objectively correct factual errors. A novel full of factual errors and flawed reasoning in the plot will make readers stay away from the author. Readers will not trust the novel with their effort or time. A successful novel should engage the reader. Glaring errors will only serve to annoy the reader.
Authors can find professional freelance fact-checkers online. These fact-checkers offer their professional services for a fee. There are many internet portals that list the names and qualifications of freelance professional fact-checkers. Professional fact-checkers are usually graduates in journalism. Once the novel is corrected by a professional fact-checker, the author can submit the novel to a publisher or publisher. Publishers have a team of professional fact-checkers who will check the facts in the novel before the publisher considers the novel fit for publication. A properly and professionally fact-checked novel will not only be appreciated by publishers but attract the interest of quality readers.
Authors should consider getting their novel even if it is a fictional novel professionally fact-checked. There will always be a reader who will find a factual error in the novel. A good novel is one that readers will not feel like putting down. Factual errors in novels will make readers put the novel down instantly.
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When an author completes the rough draft of a work, it is ready for editing. The author can self-edit the work, saving thousands of dollars. However, this can take lots of time and requires a firm background in editing experience. Most choose to outsource the work to professionals with the necessary credentials.
Authors have several editorial options to consider. Some common services are line editing, proofreading, copy editing, and book indexing. These services are chosen based on the exact needs of the book. Book indexing is a service that many non-fiction authors choose as an informative addendum to the work.
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As an aspiring writer, choosing what type of publishing house to market your book becomes the final straw in a long line of steps towards authoring a book. If you plan to secure a literary agent, it would be wise to get the ball rolling as soon as your book ideas have manifested, mainly because these publishing professionals have to pore over hundreds of manuscripts before they begin to accept you as their client. If you're going solo and are highly motivated to have your book in the hands of a publishing house, begin your research on qualified companies and get to know the differences between a traditional publisher, a hybrid publisher, or even your own self-publishing platform.
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Many who are just starting out in the world of writing have no idea how many books they'll have to sell to pay their bills and other expenses. This is a valid question since most authors don't make a living wage off of one book alone.
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It's a sad reality that many writers are unable to make a living wage off of their craft. This often means supporting their writing habits with a day job - or multiple day jobs - which seriously gets in the way of making progress on your epic fantasy series.
And yet, there's still no shortage of published authors and even more who aspire to such a title. For many writers, the reality is that they don't do it for the hope of money; they do it because, to them, writing is life.