The word “indie” tends to get tossed around quite frequently in publishing these days. You might hear of indie authors just as quickly as you hear about self-published authors. You’ve probably heard of “indie” presses.
Have you taken a look at your NaNoWriMo project since you finished it on November 30? Setting a manuscript aside is a great first step. You’ve probably found yourself wondering, “What next?” Someone will almost inevitably suggest publishing it or looking for an agent. Someone might say you want or need to get it edited.
Reading this headline, you’ve probably come up with a pretty good answer already. I know I did when I saw people arguing about it. Book marketing seems like one of those clean-cut responsibilities.
This is a question I see a lot of indie authors and book publishers alike asking: How can you find a good editor?
Honest question: Have author payments ever truly been fair?