Category Archives for Editing

Step 5 – Printing: The 3 Printing Models

The printing of your book is one of the areas that you do not want to skimp on; this will determine the look and feel of your book. High-quality printing has always been available for larger print runs, but because most self-publishers only print a few hundred copies this high-quality printing was usually beyond reach […]

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Step 4 – Proofreading and Indexing

Proofreading Proofreading is the final quality-control step in the production of your book. Even the best of editors won’t pick up every single problem and error in your book, so proofreading is essential. It will be the difference between a professional-standard book and one that’s not quite there. One or two minor errors in your […]

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The Seven Steps

Over the years at Michael Hanrahan Publishing we’ve refined our process into a seven-step self-publishing system that’s logical and easy to follow. The steps make it easier for self-publishers to understand the process, and also ensure that things are done at the right time and in the right order. Here is an overview of the […]

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But do I really need an editor?

Most people who have never been involved in a book have no idea whatsoever about what the editing process involves. They often think the author does all the work and the editor comes in at the last minute and moves a few commas around. Yes, we check the spelling and the grammar and the punctuation […]

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