Kathi Lipp is back with two of her favorites, Mick Silva from Zondervan Press and Lyneta Smith, author of Curtain Call. They are continuing this great series about how to work with an editor. In the first episode we learned how to find the right editor followed by another great episode on exactly what kind of editor we need. Now, the wealth of information continues as we find out just how much does an editor actually cost anyway. In this episode you will learn:
- How much an editor costs
- What are some of the variables involved
- Editing costs for both traditional and self publishing
- Ways to save money on editing
- When will an editor actually listen to you
- What’s the ROI from writing a book
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Meet Your Hosts
Author, Speaker, Communicator Academy Creator and CEO
Mick Silva is Senior Acquisitions Editor for Zondervan Books and has nearly 2 decades of experience working in Christian publishing. He lives in Grand Rapids, MI with his wife and two daughters.
Lyneta Smith has published several stories and articles in periodicals and anthologies. Her memoir, Curtain Call, released in 2019. She plans to continue writing books highlighting God’s redemptive power in stories. When Lyneta isn’t writing, you can find her at her local coffee shop or snuggled up with a good book.
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