Anyone who’s ever weighed the choice between indie publishing and traditional publishing knows that the biggest problem with self-publishing is the stigma associated with it.
As a writer, I can rant and rave about the Oxford comma (long may it last) and the proper use of ellipses (with either three or four dots).
When inspiration strikes and words are flowing onto the page, it’s understandable to bypass proper grammar rules.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that every author needs an editor. While a good editor will elevate your book to the highest level it can go, other editors will do nothing—or worse—diminish the power of your book.
Proofreading and editing may sound easy, but it is a serious task that requires expertise and focus.