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A Conversation With EAC Past President and Publaunch Founder Greg Ioannou

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Greg Ioannou is the past president of The Editors’ Association of Canada, and has been editing books for almost 40 years. He’s also president of Iguana Books, a hybrid publishing company in Toronto. Cate Baum talks editing, eggcorns, English, and about Greg’s new crowdfunding platform for authors, Publaunch.com. What’s your background in editing? I’ve been a freelance editor since 1977. ... Read More »

Self-Publishing Starter Kit

Self-Publishing Starter Kit

We get a lot of questions here from writers just beginning to self-publish who have little to no idea about the process. They’re all asking about the most basic nuts and bolts: how do I self-publish? We’ve gathered together the best services currently running (and have been running for a while) to publish a book quickly and professionally. There’s still ... Read More »

Top Ten Bugbears of a Self-Published Book Editor

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It’s time again. Cate Baum, SPR Editor is back to enlighten writers everywhere on how not to drive their editors up the wall. Here, I have listed my top bugbears uncovered editing self-published works from around the world. Enjoy, learn, share. If you want to find out more about our editing services tailored to the needs of self-published authors, have ... Read More »

Where to Find an Editor for a Self-Published Book

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Take a look at our editing packages here. There’s been a lot of talk on this site about why editing is important to the quality of self-published books, and how poor editing is the reason self-published books are not taken seriously.  One could imagine the impulse of some writers: well, the book’s already been bought, so what does it matter ... Read More »